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ctenophora


  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]: 
 
  Ctenophora  \Cte*noph"o*ra\  (t?-n?f"?-r?),  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr 
  ???,  ???,  comb  +  ????  to  carry.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  class  of  C[oe]lenterata,  commonly  ellipsoidal  in  shape, 
  swimming  by  means  of  eight  longitudinal  rows  of  paddles.  The 
  separate  paddles  somewhat  resemble  combs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Ctenophora 
  n  :  comb  jellies;  sea  acorns;  a  small  phylum  formerly  considered 
  a  class  of  Coelenterata  [syn:  {Ctenophora},  {phylum 
  Ctenophora}] 




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