entrochite definition

  • noun:
    • A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
    • A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
    • One of the wheel-like bones of encrinites, which occur in great profusion using limestones, as they are frequently called screwstones, wheelstones, or St. Cuthbert's beads.
    • A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
    • A fossil joint of a crinoid stem.
    • One of the wheel-like joints of encrinites, which take place in great profusion in a few limestones, and therefore are commonly known as screwstones, wheelstones, or St. Cuthbert's beads.
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