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pycnite | pycnodont | pycnodontini | pycnodysostosis | pycnogonid | pycnogonida | pycnometer | pycnosis | pycnostyle | pycnotic | pydna




pycnogonidan. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. thick crowded + knee.].
     A class of marine arthropods in which the body is small and thin, and the eight legs usually very long; -- called also Pantopoda.  [1913 Webster]
    " The abdomen is rudimentary, and the triangular mouth is at the end of a tubular proboscis. Many of them live at great depths in the sea, and the largest of them measure two feet across the extended legs."  [1913 Webster]

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