cornein
n. [L. corneus, of horn]
(CNIDARIA)
The organic basis of corals.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cornein — cor·ne·in …   English syllables

  • cornein — ˈkȯ(r)nēə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary corne (from Latin corneus horny) + in; originally formed as German kornein : an iodized nitrogenous substance showing some protein reactions and con …   Useful english dictionary

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