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1 In invertebrates (e.g. Echinodermata), irregularly fenestrated calcareous plates, rods, and crosses arranged to form a lattice and bound together by connective tissue; together they comprise the skeleton.

2 Small bones.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.

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