n. [Gr. dim. skeptron, royal staff]
(PORIFERA: Sclerospongiae)
Microscleric monactinal triaxonic spicules that include clavules with terminal umbels or smooth heads.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • scopules — n. pl. [L. dim. scopa, broom] (PORIFERA) Sceptrules with few spines arranged in a regular cluster …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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