asteroidean


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asteroidean

(ˌæstəˈrɔɪdɪən)
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(Animals) another name for asteroid2
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Komori, Biologically Active Glycosides from Asteroidean, XXVI, Stereochemistry of the Four Diastereomers of Ceramide and Ceramide lactoside.
There was a greater variety of predators in Tongoy; two gastropod species, Argobuccinum (Priene) scabrum (hairy snail) and Oliva peruviana; one asteroidean Meyenaster gelatinosus; and two species of decapod crustaceans, C.