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Microciona

[mahy-kruh-sahy-uh-nuh]
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noun
  1. a genus of bright-red sponges of the Atlantic coasts of North America and Europe, used in experiments on the dissociation and reintegration of sponge cells.
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Origin of Microciona

< New Latin < Greek mīkro- micro- + kíōn column + New Latin -a -a2
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