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sycon

[sahy-kon] /ˈsaɪ kɒn/
noun
1.
a type of sponge having a thick body wall that is folded to form many short canals leading to the spongocoel.
Compare ascon, leucon.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < New Latin < Greek sŷkon fig
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