Adambulacral Ad`am*bu*la"cral, a. [L. ad + E. ambulacral.] (Zo["o]l.) Next to the ambulacra; as, the adambulacral ossicles of the starfish. [1913 Webster]

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  • adambulacral — ad·am·bu·la·cral …   English syllables

  • adambulacral — I. |aˌdambyə|lākrəl, lak adjective Etymology: ad + New Latin ambulacrum + English al : adjacent to the ambulacra II. noun ( s) : any of a series of ossicles lying along the ambulacral grooves of starfishes …   Useful english dictionary

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