paxillus definition

  • noun:
    • a type of pillar-like back with a flattened summit covered with moment spinules or granules, since the area of specific starfishes.
    • among a peculiar form of spines covering the surface of particular starfishes. They're pillarlike, with a flattened summit which can be covered with moment spinules or granules. See Illustration in Appendix.
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