Gorgonia


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Gor`go´ni`a

    (gôr`gō´nĭ`å)
n.1.(Zool.) A genus of Gorgoniacea, formerly very extensive, but now restricted to such species as the West Indian sea fan (Gorgonia flabellum), sea plume (G. setosa), and other allied species having a flexible, horny axis.
2.Any slender branched gorgonian.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Within-host disease ecology in the sea fan Gorgonia ventalina: modeling the spatial immunodynamics of a coral-pathogen interaction.
calyculata Bayer 1961, Eunicea tourneforti Milne Edwards & Haime 1857, Eunicea flexuosa (Lamouroux 1821), Eunicea mammosa Lamouroux 1816, Plexaurella dichotoma (Esper 1791), Gorgonia ventalina Linnaeus 1758, Gorgonia flabellum Linnaeus 1758, Pterogorgia anceps (Pallas 1766), Pterogorgia citrina (Esper 1792) y Pterogorgia guadalupensis Duchassaing & Michelin 1846.
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Chemical and structural antipredator deterrents in the sea fan Gorgonia ventalina: effects against generalist and specialist predators.
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Romana Memorial Elementary School, which began in 1960 on a parcel of land of 10,930 square meters donated by their granrents, Leonardo and Gorgonia Osias Sta.
Romana Memorial Elementary School, which began in 1960 on a parcel of land of 10,930 square meters donated by our grandparents, Leonardo and Gorgonia Osias Sta.
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