Anthozoa

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Noun1.Anthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and coralsAnthozoa - a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata - hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
actinozoan, anthozoan - sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
Alcyonaria, order Alcyonaria - corals and sea anemones having eight branches
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Dolmer (2002) observed reduced numbers of poriferans, echinoderms, anthozoans, molluscs, crustaceans, and ascidians in dredged areas four months after dredging for mussels.
The scalloped wentletrap is a gastropod that parasitizes large anthozoans (Morris et al.