from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of compound radiolarians, typical of the family Sphærozoidæ, the protoplasm of which contains colored cellæformbodies, and gives rise to a network of spicules forming a loose detached skeleton. S. ovodimare is an example. A second species is S. punctatum. See also cut under spicule.
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