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Definition of the noun porifera

What does porifera mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges


"Porifera" is a book by John Hooper.

Phrases with Porifera

  1. Hyla Porifera
  2. Oppia Porifera
  3. Errina porifera
  4. phylum porifera
  5. Rissoa porifera
  6. Bispira Porifera
  7. Mopalia porifera
  8. Porella porifera
  9. Sabella Porifera
  10. Smittia porifera
  11. Arcoppia porifera
  12. Cuvieria Porifera
  13. Desmodora Porifera
  14. Isodictya Porifera
  15. Manisuris porifera
  16. Targionia Porifera
  17. Desmacidon Porifera
  18. Errinopora Porifera
  19. Cryptothecia Porifera
  20. Hackelochloa porifera

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Porifera

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Google previewTmh General Knowledge Manual (2007)

by Tmh

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Porifera. In: Thorp JH and Covish AP (eds.) Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 2ndedn., pp.97–133. NewYork: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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, ...

Google previewDinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia (2013)

by DK

PORIFERA J Porifera are also called sponges.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Engineering Chemistry (4 Vols. Set) (2008)

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Biology

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Biotechnology

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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Petroleum Exploration, Drilling & Production, 2nd Edition (2014)

by Norman Hyne Ph.D.

Porifera the phylum that includes ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewThe 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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Green Porifera

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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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