Amphidiscophora

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

Definition of Amphidiscophora

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

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Origin and Etymology of amphidiscophora

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


First Known Use: 1898


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