pseudoderm n. [Gr. pseudos, false; derma, skin] (PORIF: Calcarea) In the most complex sponges of the Leucosolenia, the outermost asconoid bodies are fused together to form a false surface.
pseudoerucism n. [Gr. pseudos, false; L. eruca, caterpillar] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Erucism caused by toxic setae in the adult female. see lepidopterism.
pseudofaeces n.pl. [Gr. pseudos, false; L. faex, dregs] (MOLL: Bivalvia) Particulate matter from the gills and/or excess food formed into masses by mucus for discharge from the mantle cavity; particulate matter is not passed through the gut.
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