echinodermatous

echinodermatous

[ih-kahy-nuh-dur-muh-tuhs, ek-uh-nuh-]
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the echinoderms.

Origin:
1825–35; see echinoderm, -ous

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echinoderm (ɪˈkaɪnəʊˌdɜːm)
 
n
any of the marine invertebrate animals constituting the phylum Echinodermata, characterized by tube feet, a calcite body-covering (test), and a five-part symmetrical body. The group includes the starfish, sea urchins, and sea cucumbers
 
echino'dermal
 
adj
 
echino'dermatous
 
adj

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