n.1.(Zool.) Same as Ophiurioid.
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Metamorphosis was initiated when the complete five-lobed hydrocoele began to encircle the esophagus and the so-called ophiurid rudiment began to appear.
127 All but invisible within the polyps of an Indo-Pacific Octocorallian, a reef ophiurid twirls its delicate arms among the branches of a Madreporarian.
An echinoderm vitellaria with a bilateral larval skeleton: Evidence for the evolution of ophiurid vitellariae from ophioplutei.