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coelenterate

 [se-len´ter-āt]
1. pertaining or belonging to the phylum cnidaria (Coelenterata).
2. an individual member of the phylum Cnidaria.

coe·len·ter·ate

(sē-len'ter-at),
Common name for members of the Coelenterata.

coelenterate

/coe·len·ter·ate/ (se-len´ter-āt)
1. pertaining or belonging to the Cnidaria.
2. any member of the Cnidaria.

coe·len·ter·ate

(sē-len'tĕr-āt)
Common name for members of the Coelenterata.

coelenterate

any invertebrate of the phylum Coelenterata, including the hydroids (Hydrozoa), jellyfish (Scyphozoa), sea anemones and corals (Actinozoa). In some classifications the sea gooseberries (Ctenophora) are included as a separate subphylum. Coelenterates are aquatic; they have a DIPLOBLASTIC body wall and exist in two basic forms, the HYDROID and the MEDUSA. see CNIDARIA.

coelenterate

1. pertaining or belonging to Coelenterata.
2. an individual member of the phylum Coelenterata.
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In addition to the Hexacorallians that are the main builders of coral reefs, some other zooxanthellate coelenterates also make a minor contribution to the formation of reefs.
He said there are probably close to 200 species of jellyfish and other coelenterates that are dangerous to humans.
Reef-associated taxa known to have such potential qualities include: algae species, sponges, coelenterates, nudi-branch mollusks, and tunicates (Lustigman et al.
In soil, it is produced in the cell walls of fungi, and exoskeletons of arthropods, coelenterates, nematodes, protozoa, and molluscs (Muzzarelli 1977).
protozoa, coelenterates, platyhelminthes, annelids, molluses, anthropods), plants, fungi, monera, and protista are excluded as a rule.
Evolutionarily, they begin to appear with the Coelenterates.
Previous work by other scientists has demonstrated that coelenterazine, without the sulfate groups, is the substrate of the bioluminescence reaction of some coelenterates and a decapod shrimp.
In that painting there are dots and worms, kites and coelenterates, birds and rocking horses, a bug with a clown's head, each vibrating in the same blue primordial soup, and each as gaily tinted as a Russian Easter egg.
Book 1: algae and macrophytes, protists, sponges, coelenterates, molluscs, crustaceans, insects, chaetognaths, annelids, echinoderms, and tunicates
It is not known whether the biochemistry of bioluminescence in fungi is the same as in other bioluminescent groups, such as bacteria, unicellular algae, coelenterates, beetles, fishes and others (Wilson & Hastings 1998).