Definitions

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  • n. A band of minute tubercles, bearing modified spines, on the shells of spatangoid sea urchins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A band of minute tubercles, bearing modified spines, on the shells of spatangoid sea urchins. See spatangoidea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fasciola, 3.
  • n. In echinoderms, one of the tracts or bands of modified spines of some echinids. Also called semita.

Etymologies

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Latin fasciola a little bandage. See fascia.

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