plural peronia
: a tract of modified epithelium between the margin of the umbrella and the base of a tentacle in some Hydromedusae

Word History


New Latin, from Greek peronion, small pin, diminutive of peronē pin, fibula

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“Peronium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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