Definition of microxea in English:

microxea

noun

Zoology
  • A spear-shaped microsclere found in certain sponges.

Pronunciation

microxea

/ˌmʌɪkrɒkˈsiːə/ /mʌɪˈkrɒksɪə/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica.