hydrospire

noun hy·dro·spire \ "+ˌ- \

Definition of hydrospire

: a flattened calcareous pouch or tube on either side of the middle line of the inner surface of the ambulacra of a blastoid, located within the cavity of the calyx, opening on the exterior by a small aperture, and presumed to form part of the respiratory system

hydrospiric

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hydrospire

hydr- + spire (coil)


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