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Definition of the noun anthozoa

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  1. a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed

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Google previewLaboratory Manual for Non-Majors Biology (2012)

by James W. Perry, David Morton, Joy B. Perry

Class Anthozoa: Corals and Sea Anemones Class Anthozoa is a marine group in which all members are heavy-bodied ...

Google previewINVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY (2012)


512ANTHOZOA. This heterogeneous taxon includes the stony corals, sea fans, anaemones and sea pens. Anthozoa is the largest cnidarian taxon, with more than 6000 species of exclusively marine polyps. Anthozoans are always polyps ...

Google previewZoology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Anthozoa is a class within the phylum Cnidaria.

Google previewIntroduction to Ocean Sciences (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Anthozoa: Anthozoa is a class within the phylum Cnidaria. Unlike other cnidarians, anthozoans do not have a medusa stage in theirdevelopment. Instead, they release sperm and eggs that form a planula, whichattaches tosome substrate on ...

Google previewAnimal Diversity (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Anthozoa: Anthozoa is a class within the phylum Cnidaria that contains the sea anemones and corals.

Google previewMulticellular Animals (2012)

A new Approach to the Phylogenetic Order in Nature by Peter Ax

To answer this question, one has to decide whether the absence of a medusa in the Anthozoa is a primary state or a secondary loss. The second alternative is a priori the more risky hypothesis. The possibility of the secondary absence of a ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Such Anthozoa are termed coralligenous; and every hard structure deposited in or by the tissues of this class, and forming a uniform framework, is recognized by zoologists as a coral. Like the members of the preceding class, many of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

(CNID: Anthozoa) The distal end of an alcyonarian coral; the upper tentacular part of the polyp that can be retracted into the calyx. anthocyanins [Gr. anthos, flower; kyanos, blue] Important plant ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1859)

Oro - Plato

Hydrozoa ; Anthozoa ; Bryozoa. ProtoTirguIaria dichotoma, M'C; Silurian, Dumfries. Oldharaia antiqun, Forbes; Cambrian, Wicklow. Graptolites priodon, Brun. ; Silurian, Britain. Didymograpsus Murchisoni, Beck; L, Silurian, Wales.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1902)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Anthozoa. On a comparison of these subdivisions with those adopted by Professor Lankester in the article Hydrozoa (Ency. Brit. vol. xii.), it will be noticed that the Scyphomedusae then included with the Hydromedusae as Hydrozoa are here ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Ceriantipatharia (phylum *Cnidaria, class *Anthozoa) A subclass which includes the orders *Antipatharia and *Ceriantharia, on the basis of the very weak or indefinite musculature of the *mesenteries, and the insertion of new mesenteries only ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1873)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People

Anthozoa, or Actinozoa, and the Hydrozoa has been tubes of a rich crimson colour, united at various already noticed. The common Actinia (q.v.) may heights by means of horizontal connecting plates. be regarded as the type of this class, all of ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

Anthozoa. On a comparison of these subdivisions with those adopted by Professor Lankester in the article Hydrozoa (Ency. Brit. vol. xii.) ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Anthozoa. In the above-given classification, the Scyphomedusae, formerly included with the Hydromedusae as Hydrozoa, are placed nearer the Anthozoa. The reasons for this may be stated briefly.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

Bilateria Most animals including vertebrates, insects, molluscs, worms etc Anthozoa Sea anemones, corals Anthozoa Sea anemones, corals Hydrozoa Hydra, Hydractinia Hydrozoa Hydra, Hydractinia Cubozoa Cubozoa Scyphozoa Jellyfish ...

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