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n.1.(Zool.) A genus of Hydrocorallia, which includes the millipores.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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I was a good deal surprised by finding two species of coral of the genus Millepora (M.
Chimerism in wild adult populations of the broadcast spawning coral Acropora millepora on the Great Barrier Reef.
Bimodal signatures of germline methylation are linked with gene expression plasticity in the coral Acropora millepora. BMC Genomics 15:1109.
Grottoli's team tested two species of coral that are extremely common around the world, Acropora millepora, or staghorn coral, and Turbinaria reniformis, or yellow scroll coral.
Fabricius, "Effects of suspended sediments, dissolved inorganic nutrients and salinity on fertilisation and embryo development in the coral Acropora millepora (Ehrenberg, 1834)," Coral Reefs, vol.
Hexadecan-2-one, hexadecanal, heptadecanal, octadecan-2-one and octadecanal were isolated from the fire coral, Millepora sp.