glass-spongemedical dictionary

<zoology> A siliceous sponge, of the genus Hyalonema, and allied genera; so called from their glassy fibres or spicules.

Synonyms: vitreous sponge. See Glass-rope, and Euplectella.

(01 Mar 1998)

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