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scalids (noun, plural; Greek skalidon, hoe): 1. (Kinorhyncha) Circlets and longitudinal rows of spines on the protrusible cone-shaped head and neck.

2. (Loricifera) In Nanaloricus mysticus, many recurved spines on the cone-shaped anterior end (introvert) on its lateral surface.

3. (Priapula) Longitudinal riblike, conical projections arranged in circles and longitudinal rows on the barrel-shaped anterior proboscis region (introvert).