Definition of Echinoderm

1. Noun. Marine invertebrates with tube feet and five-part radially symmetrical bodies.




Definition of Echinoderm

1. n. One of the Echinodermata.

Definition of Echinoderm

1. Noun. Any member of the Echinodermata, a group of radially symmetric, spiny-skinned marine animals. Examples of echinoderms include seastars, sea urchins, sea cucumbers, crinoids, and sand dollars. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Echinoderm

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Medical Definition of Echinoderm

1. One of the Echinodermata. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Echinoderm

echinital
echinite
echinites
echino-
echinocactus
echinocandin
echinocandins
echinococci
echinococciasis
echinococcoses
echinococcosis
echinococcus
echinococcus cyst
echinococcus disease
echinocyte
echinoderm (current term)
echinoderm family
echinoderm genus
echinodermal
echinodermatous
echinoderms
echinoid
echinoidea
echinoids
echinomycin
echinosis
echinostoma
echinostomatidae
echinostomiasis
echinozoa

Literary usage of Echinoderm

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1. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1883)
"... to exist for no other purpose than to give origin to the echinoderm by a ... One of the most remarkable forms of echinoderm-larvae is that which has ..."

2. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley (1898)
"Furthermore it may be stated that the nature of the change here called development of the echinoderm, is, that a process of the integument of the larva ..."

3. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1861)
"On an echinoderm new to Science, from Ireland. By the Rev. ... echinoderm naked, cylindrical; mouth funnel shaped, unprovided with appendages; the posterior ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"THE METAMORPHOSIS OF THE LARVA INTO THE echinoderm. The metamorphosis of the larva into the echinoderm takes place most simply in the ..."

5. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"I. General Morphology of the echinoderm Body. ... For the purposes of description we may imagine the echinoderm body to be spherical or egg-shaped. ..."

6. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1871)
"The echinoderm-Fauna of the Gulf of California and Cape St. Lucas. In order to give a better idea of the fauna of the Gulf of California, I have brought ..."

7. Journal of the Royal Geological Society of Ireland by Royal Geological Society of Ireland (1871)
"XII— ON A NEW echinoderm ... Now, since I have got this new fossil, I have no doubt but it was a fossil echinoderm, and a sharp look out ought to be kept to ..."

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