amphidisk

noun am·phi·disk \ˈamfəˌdisk\
variants: or

amphidisc

\ˈamfəˌdisk\

Definition of amphidisk

plural

-s

  1. :  a spicule having a stellate disk at each end found in the reproductive bodies of freshwater sponges of the genus Spongilla and in some of the Hyalospongiae

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Origin and Etymology of amphidisk

amphi- + disk, disc


First Known Use: 1856


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