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Definition of the noun porifera
What does porifera mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Porifera: phylum Porifera
- more generic word: phylum = the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
- member of: Parazoa / subkingdom Parazoa = multicellular organisms having less-specialized cells than in the Metazoa
"Porifera" is a book by John Hooper.
Phrases with Porifera
- Hyla Porifera
- Oppia Porifera
- Errina porifera
- phylum porifera
- Rissoa porifera
- Bispira Porifera
- Mopalia porifera
- Porella porifera
- Sabella Porifera
- Smittia porifera
- Arcoppia porifera
- Cuvieria Porifera
- Desmodora Porifera
- Isodictya Porifera
- Manisuris porifera
- Targionia Porifera
- Desmacidon Porifera
- Errinopora Porifera
- Cryptothecia Porifera
- Hackelochloa porifera
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Porifera
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Tmh General Knowledge Manual (2007)
Unicellular Multicellular Fungi Plantae The word Porifera means organisms with holes. These are non-mobile animals attached to some solid support. There are holes or 'pores' all over the body. These lead to a canal system that helps in ...
Porifera. In: Thorp JH and Covish AP (eds.) Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 2ndedn., pp.97–133. NewYork: ...
by Hanneke J.G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers
Porifera (sponges) populations only the adults have reproductive capacities. An important property of such a population is its generation time: the time between the appearance (birth) of the most juvenile stage and the moment that this ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
Protozoa Porifera Coelenterata Platyhelminthes Nematoda Annelida Mollusca Mammalia Minor phyla Echinodermata Chordata Diptera Hymenoptera Lepidoptera Chordata 50K (vertebrates, mammals, humans) Arthropoda 1300K ( insects, ...
PORIFERA J Porifera are also called sponges.
by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck
metazoan taxa waives any hierarchical arrangement of names: Metazoa Porifera Epitheliozoa Placozoa Eumetazoa Cnidaria Acrosomata Ctenophora Bilateria Spiralia Plathelminthomorpha Euspiralia Radialia "Tentaculata" Deuterostomia ...
by Marlow Ediger
We studied porifera (sponges) which are the next higher classification level. Actual sponges were once used to clean cars, but now synthetic materials are used instead. We looked at different sponges in the classroom; • October 7. The next ...
by Kirti Sharma
Phylum-Porifera Phytotron Helix, Limax; (e) Pelecyopoda, e.g. Unio; and (f) Cephalopoda, e.g. Sepia (cuttlefish), loligo (squid), octopus (devilfish). Phylum- Porifera: They are multicellular and exhibit radial symmetry. This phylum consists of the ...
by Dr K P Singh
Porifera in Tree of Life. Spririllum A rigid, spiral-shaped bacterium. SSCPSingle strand conformational polymorphism. A technique for detecting polymorphisms using electrophoresis of singlestranded DNA whose conformation differs due to ...
by Norman Hyne Ph.D.
Porifera the phylum that includes ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2003)
by Michael Allaby
Calcarea (Calcispongea; phylum *Porifera) A class ofmarine sponges that have a skeleton of calcareous *spicules. Forms displaying *leucon structure are common , and *sycon and *ascon forms also occur. Individuals vary in shape from tube ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm
The Mctazoa form two main branches; one, Parazoa, is but a small unproductive stock comprising only the Phylum Porifera or Sponges; the other, the great stem of the animal series Enterozoa, gives rise to a large number of diverging Phyla ...
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Scrabble value of P3O1R1I1F4E1R1A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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