Calcispongiae

plural noun
Cal·​ci·​spon·​gi·​ae | \ ˌkalsə̇ˈspənjēˌē, -ˈä- \

Definition of Calcispongiae

: a class of Porifera comprising marine sponges with a skeleton of calcareous spicules commonly divided into orders Asconosa and Syconosa on the basis of the complexity of the canal system

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History and Etymology for Calcispongiae

New Latin, from calci- + -spongiae

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“Calcispongiae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calcispongiae. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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