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Definition of the noun actinozoan

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noun - plural: -

  1. sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of actinozoan: anthozoan
    • more generic words: cnidarian / coelenterate = radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures
    • more specific terms:
      • sea anemone / anemone = marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles
      • sea pen = fleshy featherlike warm-water colonies
      • coral = marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton
    • 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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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1906)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge with a New Atlas of the World

A coral or other zoöphyte or actinozoan: a term extended also to polyzoans or moss-animalcules, and to some of ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

actinozoan see anthozoan. actinula Invertebrate Zoology, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Actinozoan polyps, including the corals and sea anemones, are ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

A simple Actinozoon, as a seaanemone; a separate zooid of an Actinozoan colony (zool). polyparium (pöl'ïpâ'rît'im) n. [L. polypus, polyp] The common base and connecting tissue of a colony of polyps (zool). polypary,~a ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

Over eighty fossil genera of the Paheozoic Rugosa are known, and of the other Actinozoan corals, about 1800 fossil, and as many living species. Of these, the vast majority are madrepores, and only a small number Alcyonarian. Both sets ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1O1Z10O1A1N1

The value of this 10-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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