Asterozoa

plural noun As·tero·zoa \ˌastərəˈzōə\

Definition of Asterozoa

in some classifications

  1. :  a subphylum of echinoderms comprising the starfishes (Asteroidea) and brittle stars (Ophiuroidea)

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Origin and Etymology of asterozoa

New Latin, from aster- + -zoa


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