Hyalospongiae

plural noun Hy·a·lo·spon·gi·ae \ -ēˌē \

Definition of Hyalospongiae

:a class of Porifera comprising sponges with 6-rayed siliceous spicules, no surface epithelium, and the choanocytes restricted to finger-shaped chambers — see glass sponge

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Origin and Etymology of hyalospongiae

New Latin, from hyal- + -spongiae


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