Madreporaria

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Noun1.Madreporaria - stony coralsMadreporaria - stony corals        
animal order - the order of animals
Actinozoa, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
madrepore, madriporian coral, stony coral - corals having calcareous skeletons aggregations of which form reefs and islands
genus Maeandra, Maeandra - brain corals
Acropora, genus Acropora - coelenterate genus of order Madreporaria, including staghorn corals
Fungia, genus Fungia - a genus comprising the usual mushroom corals
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West Indian madreporarian polyps, Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 1902; 8: 401-597.
Microscopic and systematic study of madreporarian types of corals.
Catalogue of the madreporarian corals of the British Museum of Natural History.