noun, plural bi·pin·nar·i·ae [bahy-pi-nair-ee-ee] /ˌbaɪ pɪˈnɛər iˌi/, bi·pin·nar·i·as.
Origin of bipinnaria
Examples from the Web for bipinnaria
Historical Examples of bipinnaria
Bipinnaria or Branchiolaria: The larval stage of starfishes.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
Thus the larv of the starfishes were called Bipinnaria, the larv of the sea-urchins Pluteus, and so on.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
The bands of cilia have the same general form as in Bipinnaria.
The egg becomes a sort of infusoria, the infusoria becomes a bipinnaria, and this produces the Asterias.The Ocean World:
The presence of two rings instead of one distinguishes the Bipinnaria from the Auricularia.