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Any of numerous cnidarians of the class Anthozoa, including the corals and sea anemones, that grow singly or in colonies and live as polyps, without a medusa stage.
an′tho·zo′an, an′tho·zo′ic (-zō′ĭk) adj.
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(Zoology) relating to anthozoans
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