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Noun1.Coelenterata - hydrasCoelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
Metazoa, subkingdom Metazoa - multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
cnidarian, coelenterate - radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms
polyp - one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth; "in some species of coelenterate, polyps are a phase in the life cycle that alternates with a medusoid phase"
medusan, medusoid, medusa - one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate; in this phase it has a gelatinous umbrella-shaped body and tentacles
class Scyphozoa, Scyphozoa - coelenterates in which the polyp stage is absent or at least inconspicuous: jellyfishes
jellyfish - any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
class Hydrozoa, Hydrozoa - coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
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
phylum - (biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ca-ATPase localization and inhibition in the gorgonian Leptogorgia virgulata (Lamarck) (Coelenterata: Gorgonacea).
Aggressive function and induced development of catch tentacles in the sea anemone Metridium senile (Coelenterata, Actinaria).
Variability of Epiactis prolifera (Coelenterata: Actiniaria) in intertidal zone near Bodega Bay, California.
Willis, "Competitive strategies of soft corals (Coelenterata: Octocorallia): allelopathic effects on selected scleractinian corals," Coral Reefs, vol.
Coelenterata Frey and Leuckart, 1847 Anthozoa Ehrenberg, 1834 Stylocoenia taurinensis (Michelin, 1842) Astrocoenia octopartita (Oppenheim, 1901) Ceratotrochus bodellei Barta-Calmus, 1973 Placosmiliopsis bilobatus (d'Achiardi, 1868) Desmophyllum castellolense Alvarez-Perez, 1997
[41] made the next step and found SYCP1 and SYCP3 orthologs in the proteomes of various metazoan taxa, including Placozoa, Porifera, and Coelenterata. Protein fragments identified as the most conserved, rather than total amino acid sequences, were used as queries.
Chemical control of feeding behavior and role of glicina in the nutrition of Zoanthus (Coelenterata: Zoanthidea).
Maen nhw hefyd yn cael eu galw'n Selenteriaid (Coelenterata ) ac mae 'na anifeiliaid eraill fel yr hydroidau, anemonau'r mr a'r cwrelau hefyd yn perthyn i'r ffylwm yma.
61-100 1909-1958 1959-1978 Protozoa 59 2 Porifera 5 1 Coelenterata 34 (4) 1 Platyhelminthes 222 (13) 75 (4) Aschelminthes 12 0 Acanthocephala 3 6 Nematoda 0 3 (1) Annelida 13 3 Brachiopoda 67 0 Bryozoa 1 0 Echinodermata 33 0 Mollusca 81 (14) 0 Crustacea 233 (3) 59 Tardigrada 0 1 Trilobita 9 0 Myriopoda 25 0 Arachnoidea 169 (7) 39 Insecta 706 (19) 119 (3) Pisces 5 3 Amphibia 2 7 (1) Reptilia 14 4 Mammalia 52 (5) 4 TABLE 3.-New taxa, or new combinations, of plants cited in two cumulative index volumes.