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The spores soon become free, but the spicule often still adheres to them; but they are not attached to the intermingled filaments.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Spiraster, spī-ras′tėr, n. in sponges, a short curved axial rod-like spicule with thick spines.
Spic′ūlum, a spicule; Spike′bill, a merganser, a sawbill: the marbled godwit.
The contents may be clear yellow serum or watery pus; sometimes a small spicule of bone is discharged.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The spicule thus resembles a little trumpet resting on its mouth.Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa|Nelson Annandale