pinacoderm

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Noun[edit]

pinacoderm ‎(plural pinacoderms)

  1. The outer most layer of cells (pinacocytes) in the phylum Porifera (sponges), equivalent to the epidermis, and characterized as an epithelial layer of flattened cells.

References[edit]

  • 2005 August 1, General Zoology Laboratory Guide, Fourteenth: