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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tube′ foot`(n.)

  1. one of numerous small, tubular processes on the ventral body surface of most echinoderms, used for locomotion and grasping.

    Category: Zoology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tube foot(noun)

    tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration


  1. tube foot(Noun)

    A locomotor appendage of an echinoderm consisting of a tube with longitudinal muscles, pressurized by water.


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