noun, plural plu·te·i [ploo-tee-ahy], /ˈplu tiˌaɪ/, plu·te·us·es.
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Origin of pluteus
OTHER WORDS FROM pluteusplu·te·al, plu·te·an, adjective
Words nearby pluteus
Example sentences from the Web for pluteus
Through these the eggs are discharged into the water, where they become free-swimming larv, called Pluteus.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide|Augusta Foote Arnold
The smallest fragment which is capable of reaching the pluteus stage possesses the mass of about one-eighth of the whole egg.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
Pluteus, a free-swimming larval stage in the development of echinoderms, 54.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig
It grew abundantly there, along with Lepiota Americana and Pluteus cervinus.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The presence of lateral arms is however a distinctive characteristic of the Ophiuroid Pluteus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour