plural noun Cryp·to·zo·nia \-ōnēə\

Definition of Cryptozonia

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of starfishes having the marginal plates inconspicuous and being nearly equal to the orders Spinulosa and Forcipulata combined —opposed to Phanerozonia

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Origin and Etymology of cryptozonia

New Latin, from crypt- + Greek zōnē girdle + New Latin -ia — more at zone

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capable of being understood in two ways

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