coronule

noun cor·o·nule \ˈkȯrəˌnyül, kəˈrōˌ-\

Definition of coronule

plural

-s

  1. :  the peripheral ring of spines on the shells of some diatoms (as members of the genus Stephanodiscus)

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Origin and Etymology of coronule

New Latin coronula, from Medieval Latin, from Latin corona crown + -ula -ule


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