Definition of dictyonal in English:

dictyonal

adjective

Zoology
  • Of the skeletal framework of a sponge: composed of fused dictyonalia.

Origin

Late 19th century. From ancient Greek δίκτυον net + -al, after scientific Latin Dictyonina.

Pronunciation

dictyonal

/ˈdɪktɪən(ə)l/