tylotoxea

noun ty·lot·ox·ea \ ˌtīləˈtäksēə , -ˌtäkˈsēə \

Definition of tylotoxea

plural tylotoxeae \-ēˌē\
: a rodlike sponge spicule tapering toward the ends one of which is sharp and one knobbed

tylotoxeate

\sēə̇t\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of tylotoxea

New Latin, from tylotus tylote + oxea


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