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Definition of the noun alcyonaria
What does alcyonaria mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- corals and sea anemones having eight branches
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alcyonaria: order Alcyonaria
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: Actinozoa / Anthozoa / class Actinozoa / class Anthozoa = a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals
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by H. Milne-Edwards, Jules Haime
or Lophoserinae, families which have various representatives in the Fauna of the Calcaire grossier, and the only Parisian fossil Coral referable to the order of Alcyonaria is a Distichopora; whereas both Pennatulidae and Gorgonidae have ...
The the Use of Junior Classes by Henry Alleyne Nicholson
The best known of the Alcyonaria is the Red Coral of commerce (Corallium rubrutii), which is largely imported for ornamental purposes from the Mediterranean. In this species there is an ...
by Keir Brooks Sterling
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Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880
If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Anthozoa iuto two orders— the Alcyonaria and the Zoant haría. The Alcyonaria may be characterised аз Anthozoa, in which each polype is furnished with eight tentacles , not ...
CAHMBERS'S ENCYCLOPEDIA (1878)
If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Anthozoa into two orders — the Alcyonaria and the Zoantharia. The Alcyonaria may be characterised as Anthozoa in which each polype is furnished with eight tentacles, not ...
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1872)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
If we exclude the consideration of fossil genera, we may divide the Authozoa into two orders — the Alcyonaria and the Zoantharia. The Alcyonaria may be characterised as ...
Dictionary of Zoology (1999)
by Sudhir Pradhan
ALCYONARIA Order of the class Anthozoa, phylum Coelentrata. It includes all soft corals having 8 tentacles and 8 mesenteries. ALDOSTERONE A steroid hormone, secreted by the cortex of the adrenal glands, plays an important role in the ...
by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen
Alcyonaria An order of cylindrical polyps found in all marine environments. The largest distribution is in tropical waters where many harbor symbiotic zoochlorellae or zooxanthellae algae, which can add color to them. See coral, Zooxanthellae.
A Dictionary of Biology (1957)
by Michael Abercrombie, Clarence James Hickman, M. L. Johnson
ALCYONARIA. Soft corals, sea pens, etc.; an order of Coelenterates, class Actinozoa. Have eight tentacles and eight mesenteries; unlike the ordinary corals and the anemones which commonly have many. ALEURONE GRAINS. Granules of ...
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