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Actinozoa

Definition of the noun actinozoa

What does actinozoa mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

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

Explanation

Actinozoa is an obsolescent term in systematic zoology, first used by Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville in his Manuel d'Actinologie to designate animals the organs of which were disposed radially about a centre.

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Google previewJournal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom (1887)

Amongst the Actinozoa is a new variety of Cylista undata (Müller), and Sarcodictyon catenata (Forbes), which has been found living and kept under observation for some time. The Echinodermata and the Vermes, although numerous, have as ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannnica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1890)

See Actinozoa. ACTINISM (from <S*tw, a ray), that property of the solar rays whereby they produce chemical effects, as in photography. The actinic ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1896)

a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature by William Harrison De Puy, T. S. Baynes

See Actinozoa ACTINISM (from <Ut«, a ray), that property of the solar rays whereby they produce chemical...

ACTINOZOA, a group of animals, of which the most familiar examples are the sea-anemones and " coral insects" of the older writers.

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1908)

Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopedias of the World. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects, One Hundred Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations

See ACTINozoA. ACTINISM (a ray), that property of the solar rays whereby they produce chemical effects as in photography. ACTINOMETER (measurer of solar rays), a thermometer with a large bulb, filled with a dark-blue fluid, and enclosed ...

Google previewAmericanized Encyclopedia Britannica, Revised and Amended (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature; to which is Added Biographies of Livings Subjects ...

See Actinozoa. ACTINISM (a ray), that property of the solar rays whereby they produce chemical effects as in photography. ACTINOMETER (measurer of solar rays), a thermometer with a large bulb, filled with a dark-blue fluid, and enclosed in ...

Google previewAmericanized Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects

See Actinozoa. ACTINISM (a ray), that property of the solar rays whereby they produce chemical effects as in photography. ACTINOMETER (measurer of solar rays), a thermometer with a large bulb, filled with a dark-blue fluid, and enclosed in ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1875)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature. A - Ana. 1

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Cabbage to Cyperus (1889)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

The coral-forming Actinozoa are in the majority of instances not separate polypes , like the sea-anemones, but are colonies produced by budding that conjointly form for each species, a fixed and definite compound organism, in which, however, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Actinozoa 4 strictly marine, except for Heliozoa, and most species are pelagic. Some species are as large as 2 mm, and colonies can reach a length of several meters. Actinozoa — Anthozoa. action spectra—elight. active continental margin ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

ACTINOZOA A class of radially symmetrical diploblastic acoelomate. Coelentrates e.g. sea- anemone, coral, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

anthozoa actinozoa Class of Cnidaria in which alternation of generations does not occur and the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed.

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1O1Z10O1A1

The value of this 9-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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