water vascular system

water-vascular system

[waw-ter-vas-kyuh-ler, wot-er-]
noun Zoology.
a system of closed, fluid-filled tubes and ducts of echinoderms used in clinging, locomotion, feeding, and respiration.


Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To water vascular system
water vascular system

system of fluid-filled tubes used by echinoderms in locomotion and feeding and respiration 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature