Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A joint; specifically, one of the joints of the stem of a crinoid.
  • noun In the pelecypod mollusks, the hinge: a term comprising the whole articulating apparatus, hinge-plate, teeth, and ligament.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.

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  • noun zoology A joint of the cirri of the Crinoidea; a joint or segment of an arthropod appendage.

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Latin.

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