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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sphaeridium \Sphae*rid"i*um\, n.; pl. Sphaeridia. [NL., fr. Gr. ??? a sphere.] (Zool.) A peculiar sense organ found upon the exterior of most kinds of sea urchins, and consisting of an oval or sherical head surmounting a short pedicel. It is generally supposed to be an olfactory organ. [1913 Webster]