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.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • anisochela — an·iso·che·la …   English syllables

  • anisochela — ˈkēlə noun (plural anisochelas ləz ; or anisochelae ˌlē) Etymology: New Latin, from anis (I) + chela : a chelate sponge spicule having the ends dissimilar …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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