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anthozoa


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  {Molluscoidea},  including  Brachiopoda  and  Bryozoa.  {Mollusca}, 
  including  Cephalopoda,  Gastropoda,  Pteropoda,  Scaphopoda, 
  Lamellibranchiata  or  Acephala.  {Echinodermata},  including 
  Holothurioidea,  Echinoidea,  Asterioidea,  Ophiuroidea,  and 
  Crinoidea.  {C[oe]lenterata},  including  {Anthozoa}  or  {Polyps}, 
  {Ctenophora},  and  {Hydrozoa}  or  Acalephs.  {Spongiozoa}  or 
  {Porifera},  including  the  sponges. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anthozoa  \An`tho*zo"a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  'a`nqos  flower  +  ? 
  animal.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  class  of  the  C[oe]lenterata  which  includes  the  corals  and 
  sea  anemones.  The  three  principal  groups  or  orders  are 
  {Acyonaria},  {Actinaria},  and  {Madreporaria}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Anthozoa 
  n  :  no  alternation  of  generations  the  medusoid  phase  being 
  entirely  suppressed:  sea  anemones;  corals  [syn:  {Anthozoa}, 
  {class  Anthozoa},  {Actinozoa},  {class  Actinozoa}] 




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