Oegophiurida


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Oegophiurida

[‚ēg·ə·fi′yu̇r·ə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of echinoderms in the subclass Ophiuroidea, represented by a single living genus; members have few external skeletal plates and lack genital bursae, dorsal and ventral arm plates, and certain jaw plates.
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