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Related to Alcyonaria: Zoantharia
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Noun1.Alcyonaria - corals and sea anemones having eight branchesAlcyonaria - corals and sea anemones having eight branches
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
Alcyonacea, suborder Alcyonacea - comprising the soft corals
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References in periodicals archive ?
Kashman, "Sarcophine-a new toxin from the soft coral Sarcophyton glaucum (Alcyonaria)," Toxicon, vol.
The digestive organs of the alcyonaria and their relation to the mesogleal cell plexus.
It is an adjective, undefined, but obviously pertaining to Gorgoniacea, a synonym for Gorgonacea, an order of Alcyonaria, including such specimens as sea fans and sea shrubs.