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Any of various marine hydroids of the genus Obelia that exist chiefly as colonies of polyps growing in a branchlike form on surfaces such as piers or rocks.

[New Latin Obelia, genus name, probably from Greek obeliās, a loaf baked on a spit, from obelos, a spit.]
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(Animals) a type of coelenterate of the genus Obelia that is found as a woolly mass growing on pieces of wood, etc in the sea
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(oʊˈbil yə, oʊˈbi li ə)

n., pl. -lias.
any colonial marine hydrozoan of the genus Laomedea (Obelia), appearing as a delicate, mosslike growth on rocks, pilings, etc.
[1865–70; < New Latin < Greek obelías a loaf toasted on a spit =obel(ós) a spit (see obelisk) + -ias n. suffix]
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Lepidochelys Cnidaria Actinaria, Obelia olivacea y Annelida Ozobranchus Chelonia mydas branchiatus Mollusca Stramonita biserialis Arthropoda Balaenophihis manatomm, Chelonibia testiuiinaria, Conclwderma virgatum, Lepas anserifera, Lepas hilli, Planes major, Plathlepas decor ata, Plah/lepas hexastylos, Podocerus chelonophihis, Stomatolepas cf.
Some less frequent species occurred in high abundances in each site, such as Orthopyxis integra, Obelia geniculata and Ectopleura crocea.
Obelia Cutiongco, who co-established the group Espesyal Pinoy for Singapore-based Filipino parents with special needs children, led the Sinulog parade and as she danced, and could not help but get emotional.
Trains will be available every 20 minutes between Mladost 1 and Obelia stations (most of the Red line) and all along the Blue line going from the neighborhood of Lozenets to Obelia.
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Behavioral physiology of the colonial hydroid Obelia. II.
The most abundant settlers at the oyster site were the hydroid Obelia sp.
25-2,475 FF S U Hydrozoa Obelia colony 25-50 FF S A Nematoda 25-1,875 SDF M F Nemertina 25-700 C M F Polychaeta Ancistrosyllis sp.
Sketch the Obelia Cnidaria (cnidaria set) medusa (pelagic form) Obelia Medusae slide and label the bell, Deerhorn coral skeleton mouth, and tentacles.
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