En`do*the"ca (?), n. [NL., from Gr. within + a case, box, fr. to place.] Zool.

The tissue which partially fills the interior of the interseptal chambers of most madreporarian corals. It usually consists of a series of oblique tranverse septa, one above another.

-- En`do*the"cal (#), a.

 

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