isochela
n. [Gr. isos, equal; chele, claw]
1. A chela with two like parts.
2. (PORIFERA)
A diactinal microsclere with like recurved hooks, plates, flukes or anchor shaped at each end; see anisochela.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • isochela — iso·chela …   English syllables

  • isochela — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from is + chela : a chelate spicule having both ends alike …   Useful english dictionary

  • anisochela — n. [Gr. anisos, unequal; chele, claw] 1. (ARTHROPODA) A chela with two unlike parts. 2. (PORIFERA) A diactinal microsclere with unlike, recurved hooks, plates or flukes at each end; see isochela …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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