Scler"o*base (? ∨ ?), n. [Gr. hard + base.] Zool.

The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; -- called also foot secretion. See Illust. under Gorgoniacea, and Cenenchyma.

-- Scler`o*ba"sic (#), a.

 

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