amphiaster


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amphiaster

(ˈæmfɪˌæstə)
n
(Biology) cytology the structure that occurs in a cell undergoing mitosis, consisting of a spindle with an aster at each end
[C19: from amphi- + New Latin aster; see aster]
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De las 12 especies de asteroideos recolectados durante tres campanas oceanograficas con arrastre de red y dragado (Caso 1994), ocho fueron reportadas en las afueras de Punta San Marcial al sur de la Bahia de Loreto: Luidia phragma, Linckia columbiae, Astropecten armatus, Tethyaster canaliculatus, Amphiaster insignis, Narcissia gracilis, Nidorellia armata y Oreaster occidentalis (actualmente Pentaceraster cuminigi).
Asterodiscididae Amphiaster insignis Verrill, 1868 Co, Ar, Fa Infra Fam.