sycon

[ sahy-kon ]
/ ˈsaɪ kɒn /

noun

a type of sponge having a thick body wall that is folded to form many short canals leading to the spongocoel.

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Origin of sycon

1885–90; <New Latin <Greek sŷkon fig
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