amphitriaene
n. [Gr. amphi, on both sides; triaina, trident]
(PORIFERA)
A spicule with three divergent rays at each extremity.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • amphitriaene — am·phi·tri·aene …   English syllables

  • amphitriaene — ˌamfə̇ˈtrīˌēn noun ( s) Etymology: amphi + triaene : a sponge spicule with three divergent rays at each end see triaene …   Useful english dictionary

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