pedicellariae


pedicellariae

noun, plural ped·i·cel·lar·i·ae [ped-uh-suhlair-ee-ee] /ˌpɛd ə səˈlɛər iˌi/. Zoology.

  1. one of the minute pincerlike structures common to starfish and sea urchins, used for cleaning and to capture tiny prey.

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