plural noun
Am·phi·dis·coph·o·ra | \¦amfə(ˌ)diˈskäfərə\

Definition of Amphidiscophora 

: an order of Hyalospongiae comprising sponges with an anchoring root tuft and with amphidisks but no hexasters among the spicules

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First Known Use of Amphidiscophora

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphidiscophora

New Latin, from Amphidiscus, genus of sponges (from amphi- + -discus) + -o- + -phora

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