Hexasterophora

plural noun

Hex·​as·​ter·​oph·​o·​ra
ˌhekˌsastəˈräf(ə)rə
: an order of Hyalospongiae comprising sponges with hexasters but not amphidisks among the spicules

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hexaster + -o- + -phora

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“Hexasterophora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hexasterophora. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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