lyssacine
adj. [Gr. lysis, loosen; akis, point]
(PORIFERA: Hexactinellida)
Skeletal framework formed by interlacing of the elongate rays of hexactines producing loose networks with irregular meshes in siliceous sponges; may be considered an earlier stage of the dictyonine framework.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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