Definición de Asteroidea en inglés:

Asteroidea

Saltos de línea: As¦ter|oidea
Pronunciación: /ˌastəˈrɔɪdɪə
 
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sustantivo

Zoology
  • A class of echinoderms that comprises the starfishes.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • A traditional hypothesis of the Echinodermata using only extant taxonomic groups places the Asteroidea and Ophiuroidea as sister groups based on the shared derived characteristic of a five-rayed body plan.
    • The phylogeny and taxonomy of the Asteroidea led Gregory to begin his paper with a note of frustration: ‘The classification of the Palaeozoic starfishes has long been in chaos.’
    • The body outline is similar to the Asteroidea, in that they have five arms joined to a central disk (calyx).

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek asteroeidēs 'starlike', from astēr 'star'.

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Pronunciación: grəʊˈtɛskəri
noun
grotesque quality or grotesque things collectively