anthozoa definition

  • noun-plural:
    • The class associated with the Cœlenterata which includes the corals and sea anemones. The three major groups or purchases tend to be Acyonaria, Actinaria, and Madreporaria.
    • The course regarding the Cœlenterata which include the corals and ocean anemones. The 3 main teams or requests tend to be Acyonaria, Actinaria, and Madreporaria.
  • others:
    • The flower-animals, or animal-flowers; an old course or big selection of zoöphytes, inexactly equal to the current course Actinozoa (which see).
    • The flower-animals, or animal-flowers; an old class or big group of zoöphytes, inexactly equivalent to the current class Actinozoa (which see).
  • noun:
    • a sizable class of inactive marine coelenterates which includes ocean anemones and corals; the medusoid stage is completely stifled
    • a large course of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid period is totally suppressed

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