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Definition of the noun cnidaria

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noun - plural: -

  1. hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones; corals
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • scientific name: Coelenterata
    • synonyms of Cnidaria: phylum Cnidaria / phylum Coelenterata
    • more generic word: phylum = the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
    • member of: Metazoa / subkingdom Metazoa = multicellular animals having cells differentiated into tissues and organs and usually a digestive cavity and nervous system
    • members:
      • coelenterate / cnidarian = radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures
      • polyp = one of two forms that coelenterates take (e.g. a hydra or coral): usually sedentary with a hollow cylindrical body usually with a ring of tentacles around the mouth
      • medusoid / medusan / medusa = one of two forms that coelenterates take: it is the free-swimming sexual phase in the life cycle of a coelenterate
      • class Scyphozoa / Scyphozoa = coelenterates in which the polyp stage is absent or at least inconspicuous: jellyfishes
      • jellyfish = any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
      • class Hydrozoa / Hydrozoa = coelenterates typically having alternation of generations
      • class Actinozoa / class Anthozoa / Actinozoa / Anthozoa = a large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals

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  1. See cnidarian.

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Google previewDiving and Subaquatic Medicine, Fifth Edition (2015)

by Carl Edmonds, Michael Bennett, John Lippmann, Simon Mitchell

Cnidaria is a phylum of 9000 species containing jellyfish, sea anemones, fire coral, stinging hydroids among others. It constitutes one of the lowest orders of the animal kingdom and has members that are dissimilar in general appearance and ...

Google previewBiology, Science for Life (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cnidaria is a phylum containing over 10,000 species of animals.

Google previewCLEP Biology w/ Online Practice Exams (2013)

by Laurie A. Callihan

Poriferais the phylum including sponges; Cnidaria is the phylum including jellyfish andhydra; Platyhelminthes isthe phylum containing flat worms. 98. (D) The DNA of eukaryotes is organized into chromosomes within the nucleus. 99.

Google previewBiological Science, Evolution, Diversity, and Ecology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Cnidaria is a phylum containing over 10,000 species of animals.

Google previewSports Dermatology (2006)

by Brian B. Adams

Cnidaria is a phylum consisting of jellyfish, corals, sea anemones, and hydroids. Investigators have identified the larvae (planula) of Linuche unguiculata as the cause of epidemics in Florida and the Caribbean (Tomchik et al., 1993). However ...

Google previewThe Cnidaria, Past, Present and Future (2016)

The world of Medusa and her sisters by Stefano Goffredo, Zvy Dubinsky

Summary Crucial to understanding the origin and early diversification of phylum Cnidaria is a thorough understanding of the nature and temporal range of its fossil record. Although recent molecular clock studies place the origins of this ...

Google previewEvolution and Senses (2013)

Opsins, Bitter Taste, and Olfaction by Yoshinori Shichida, Takahiro Yamashita, Hiroo Imai, Takushi Kishida

Cnidaria is the earliest branching phylum having a specialized and 9 1.3 Visual Pigments and Signal Transduction Cascades in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Cnidaria are primarily marine, and the overwhelming majorityof the ~9000 species known live in the sea. They are extremely variablein size, shape, color, and ecological specialization, and occur from the poles to the equator, from theopen ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Cnidaria. A phylum of aquatic invertebrates that includes Hydra, jellyfish, sea anemones, and *corals. A cnidarian's body is *diploblastic, with two cell layers of the body wall separated by *mesoglea, and shows *radial symmetry. The body ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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

The Cnidaria have alternatingly a sessile vegetative (→polyp), and a swimming generative (→medusa) generation, though it depends on the species which of the generations dominates the life cycle. The polyps consist of a basal disk for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

Thomas CG Bosch, Zoological Institute, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Kiel, Germany The phylum Cnidaria, the sister group to the Bilateria that branched off about 600 million years ago is pivotal for understanding the early evolution of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Coelenterata The name formerly given to a phylum comprising both *Cnidaria and *Ctenophora. Today, when these two groups are universally separated in different phyla, the term 'Coelenterata' is sometimes used as a synonym for Cnidaria ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

Strain: Cnidaria. a) Class: Hydrazoa; Cnidaria with simple, firmly anchored small polyps or as freeswimming hydromedusae (e. g., Aequorea aequorea, blue phosphorescent, see also aequorin); siphonopheres or tubular jellyfish (e.g., ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

Cnidaria is the preferred term but it— in combination with Ctenophora—was formerly used as a synonym for Coelen- terata. The Cnidaria have also included the phylum Poriphera (sponges) in an earlier attempt to bring orderly taxonomic ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

Cnidaria. generally regarded as a subphylum of Coelenterata, but sometimes given phylum rank. Regardless, it is the more narrow term as it excludes the Ctenophora (comb jellies; See gooseberries) which are the non- nematocystbearing ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The extraordinary histoiogical differences between the Sponges and other Cuclenterates (Cnidaria), combined with the highly characteristic canal system and the absence of tentacles, are, however, alone sufficient to throw grave doubt* upon ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Michael McMordie Cnidaria, phylum of multicellular, radially symmetrical INVERTEBRATES (eg, hydroids, JELLYFISH, sea anemones, CoRALs) dating to late Precambrian era (630-570 million years ago). Formerly, phylum Coelenterata ...

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