amphidisc

Amphidisc

Am"phi*disc\, n. [Gr. 'amfi` + di`skos a round plate.] (Zo["o]l.) A peculiar small siliceous spicule having a denticulated wheel at each end; -- found in freshwater sponges.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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