Definitions for echinodermatous-ˈdɜr mə təs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•chi•no•dermɪˈkaɪ nəˌdɜrm, ˈɛk ə nə-(n.)

  1. any marine invertebrate animal of the phylum Echinodermata, including starfishes and sea urchins, characterized by a five-part radially symmetrical body and a calcareous endoskeleton.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of echinoderm:

1825–35; taken as sing. of NL Echinodermata, neut. pl. of echinodermatus < Gk echîn(os) sea urchin +-o- -o - +-dermatos -derm

e•chi`no•der′ma•tous-ˈdɜr mə təs


Webster Dictionary

  1. Echinodermatous(adj)

    relating to Echinodermata; echinodermal


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