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Definition of Pluteus:
free-swimming larval stage of sea urchins and brittle stars, characterized by long processes stiffened by tiny spicules.
This is the common definition for Pluteus, other definitions can be discussed in the article
- ↑ Lawrence, E. (2005). Henderson’s dictionary of biology. Pearson Education Limited, 13th ed., Harlow. 748 p.