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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.