n. [Gr. oxys, sharp; tylos, knob]
A slender straight sponge spicule, sharp at one end and knobbed at the other.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • oxytylote — oxy·tylote …   English syllables

  • oxytylote — “+ noun Etymology: oxy (I) + tylote : a sponge spicule shaped like a common pin …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxytylotate — |äksē+ adjective Etymology: oxytylote + ate : resembling an oxytylote especially in shape …   Useful english dictionary

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