clavule


clavule
n. [L. dim. clava, club]
1. (ECHINODERMATA: Echinoidea)
In Spatangoida, a minute ciliated spine on the test.
2. (PORIFERA)
A modified triaxonal spicule with a disk or bulb at one end.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • clavule — Bot. (ˈklævjuːl) Also in L. form. [ad. L. clāvula, dim. of clāva club.] The elongated claviform portion of the receptacle of certain fungi (1866 Treas. Bot.) …   Useful english dictionary

  • clavule — noun A club shaped part of the receptacle of some fungi …   Wiktionary


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