Asterozoa

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Asterozoa (starfish, brittle stars; phylum Echinodermata) Subphylum whose members have radial symmetry of projecting rays, and a star-shaped body. See also AMBULACRUM.

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Asterozoa (phylum Echinodermata) A subphylum whose members have radial symmetry of projecting rays and a star-shaped body. It contains the one class Stelleroidea.