centrodorsal


centrodorsal
adj. [Gr. kentron, center; L. dorsum, back]
1. Referring to central and dorsal.
2. (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea)
Pertaining to a cirriferous ossicle, fused or semifused, attached to the theca.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • centrodorsally — adverb see centrodorsal …   Useful english dictionary


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