2. (Echinodermata) a. In Asteroidea, the radial extension of the body surrounding the axis; the ambulacra. b. In Crinoidea, the radial evagination of the body extending from the theca; undivided distal branches.
4. (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) a. In squids and cuttlefish, eight of the ten short and heavy appendages around the head, the other two larger dorsal appendages being tentacles. b. The tentacles of an octopod.