Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The pluteus, or free-swimming larva, of a sea-urchin.

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Examples

  • Free-swimming echinopluteus sea urchin (Echinocardium cordatum) larva feeds on microplankton captured with its ciliated arms.

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  • Next it develops into the [[echinopluteus]] stage where it has between

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