coelenterate definition

  • noun:
    • See cnidarian.
    • Any simple aquatic pet bearing tentacles with nematocysts. For example jellyfish, coral, and anemones.
    • radially shaped animals having saclike systems with only 1 orifice and tentacles with stinging frameworks; they occur in polyp and medusa forms

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