Translation of sea urchin in Spanish:

sea urchin

erizo de mar, n.

noun

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    erizo de mar masculine
    • The inner shell of a sea urchin is a hollow globe, scored in five curved sections that taper at the ends into a small hole at the top and bottom.
    • The red sea urchin's body is domed above and flat below.
    • The sea urchin is one of the few marine organisms whose genome has been sequenced.
    • This sea urchin defends itself with two sets of mobile spines.
    • The sea urchin occupies an important evolutionary position with respect to vertebrates and humans.