diamorph
n. [Gr. dia, through; morphe, form]
(PORIFERA)
A cell mass of spherical form and a continuous pinacoderm formed as a result of aggregation of dissociated cells.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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