noun pros·tal \ˈprästəl\

Definition of prostal



  1. :  a spicule that projects beyond the body of a living sponge

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Origin and Etymology of prostal

New Latin prostalia (plural) prostals, from 1pro- + -stalia (from Latin stare to stand + -alia, neuter plural of -alis -al) — more at stand

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to cast off or become cast off

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