monaxon


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monaxon

[mä′nak‚sän]
(invertebrate zoology)
A spicule formed by growth along a single axis.
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In the upper part of this unit, the abundance of spicules increases and the monaxon spicules dominate (sample 132-4).
Packstone contains monaxon spicules, ostracode debris, conodonts (Neostreptognathodus sp.
This community was represented by sponges with monaxon spicules, ostracodes, and small solitary corals, considered as post-crisis holdovers.