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Definition of the noun hydrozoa
What does hydrozoa mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Hydrozoa: class Hydrozoa
- more generic word: class = a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
- member of: Cnidaria / Coelenterata / phylum Cnidaria / phylum Coelenterata = hydras; polyps; jellyfishes; sea anemones
Alternative definition of the noun hydrozoa
- [biology] a large group of marine animals, of the class Hydrozoa, whose life cycles contain a sexual and asexual stage
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Multicellular Animals (2012)
A new Approach to the Phylogenetic Order in Nature by Peter Ax
There is no sound argument to prove that the aseptal state of the Cubozoa and Hydrozoa is a secondary phenomenon. Based on the principle of parsimony, we postulate a radially symmetrical polyp without septa for the stem species of the ...
by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines
European hydromedusa Eleutheria dichotoma (Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: An tho medusae) found at high densities in New South Wales, Australia: distribution, biology and habitat. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK 86: 699-703.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
All Hydrozoa, in the first place, exhibit the three structural features distinctive of the Coelentera (q.v.). (1) The body is built up of two layers only, an external ...
by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott
(CNID: Hydrozoa) A nutritive zooid in a colony; the hydroid polyp, bearing a mouth, digestive cavity and tentacles. hydrarch a. [Gr . hydor, water; arche, beginning] A series of changes in time from newly formed ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
class Hydrozoa Fire coral Millepora dichotoma, class Hydrozoa Often mistaken fry a true coral by divers, fire coral has a calcified enoskelelon that can scrape the skin , ...
A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature, Science, History, Geography, Commerce, Biography, Discovery and Invention... with New American Supplement, Complete in Thirty Volumes
The Hydrozoa present a greater simplicity of ultimate structure than do any animal organisms possessed of as great a complexit of external form. in all Metazoa or Enterozoa, t e life cycle of a hydrozoon starts with an egg which is at first a sin le ...
by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
Hydrozoa (hydrozoans) class of the phylum Cnidaria, with small and plant-like colonies ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
hydroid See HYDROIDA; HYDROZOA. Hydroida (Leptolinida, hydroids; phylum *Cnidaria, class * Hydrozoa) An order ...
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