madreporarian


madreporarian
mad·re·po·rar·i·an

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  • Madreporarian — Madreporaria Mad re*po*ra ri*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Madrepore}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An extensive division of Anthozoa, including most of the species that produce stony corals. See Illust. of {Anthozoa}. {Mad re*po*ra ri*an}, a. & n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Endotheca — En do*the ca, n. [NL., from Gr. e ndon within + qh kh a case, box, fr. ? to place.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Endothecal — Endotheca En do*the ca, n. [NL., from Gr. e ndon within + qh kh a case, box, fr. ? to place.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Exotheca — Ex o*the ca, n. [Nl., fr. Gr. e xw outside + ? a case, box.] (Zo[ o]l.) The tissue which fills the interspaces between the cost[ae] of many madreporarian corals, usually consisting of small transverse or oblique septa. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mad|re|po|rar|i|an — «MAD ruh p RAIR ee uhn, poh », adjective, noun. –adj. of or belonging to a group of anthozoans with a continuous calcareous skeleton, including most of the stony corals. –n. a madreporarian anthozoan …   Useful english dictionary


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