acanthorod
n. [Gr. akantha, thorn, spine; A.S. rod]
(BRYOZOA: Stenolaemata)
A style or stylet; see acanthopore.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • acanthopore — n. [Gr. akantha, thorn, spine; poros, passage] (BRYOZOA) 1. A tubular spine in certain fossils. 2. In Stenolaemata, sometimes referred to as style, stylet, or acanthorod …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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