ambulacral

adjective
am·​bu·​la·​cral | \ ˌam-byə-ˈla-krəl How to pronounce ambulacral (audio) , -ˈlā- How to pronounce ambulacral (audio) \

Definition of ambulacral

: of, relating to, or being any of the radial areas of echinoderms along which run the principal nerves, blood vessels, and elements of the water-vascular system ambulacral grooves

First Known Use of ambulacral

1811, in the meaning defined above

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“Ambulacral.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ambulacral. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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