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Pronunciation: /ˈaskɒn

Definition of ascon in English:


A sponge of a grade of structure of the simplest type, in the form of a tube or bag lined with choanocytes. Compare with leucon and sycon.


late 19th century: modern Latin (genus name), from Greek askos 'bag'.

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