starfish

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any starfish-like animal of the genera Euryale or Astrophyton or Gorgonocephalus having slender complexly branched interlacing arms radiating from a central disc basket fish , basket star
animal resembling a starfish with fragile whiplike arms radiating from a small central disc brittle-star , brittle star , serpent star
radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers Echinodermata , phylum Echinodermata
reproduction of some multicellular organisms by division, as in the case of some starfish fissiparity
tentacular tubular process of most echinoderms (starfish and sea urchins and holothurians) having a sucker at the end and used for e.g. locomotion and respiration tube foot
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