plural noun
Hex·​as·​ter·​oph·​o·​ra | \ ˌhekˌsastəˈräf(ə)rə \

Definition of Hexasterophora

: an order of Hyalospongiae comprising sponges with hexasters but not amphidisks among the spicules

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History and Etymology for Hexasterophora

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

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“Hexasterophora.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hexasterophora. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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