Coelenterata


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Coelenterata

 [se-len″ter-a´tah]
former name for a phylum of marine invertebrates now assigned to the phylum cnidaria.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Coe·len·ter·a·ta

(sē-len'tĕ-rā'tă),
One of the major phyla of invertebrates, to which such forms as jellyfish belong.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Coe·len·ter·a·ta

(sē-len-tĕ-rā'tă)
One of the major phyla of invertebrates, to which forms such as jellyfish belong.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

coelenterata

Jellyfish, corals, hydroids and sea anemones, some of which can cause painful stings. The sting of the jellyfish Chironex fleckeri is sometimes fatal. Coelenterate toxins can cause damage to the blood cells, the heart and the skin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
Movement in soft corals: an interaction between Nepthea brassica (Coelenterata: Octocorallia) and Acropora hyacinthus (Coelenterata: Octocorallia): III.
Sipunculidae Cnidaria 1.82 0.33 0.61 0.02 Coelenterata UI 0.91 0.25 0.32 0.01 Sertularella turgida 0.91 0.08 0.30 0.003 Mollusca 9.09 0.33 19.38 1.80 Gastropoda Crepidula sp.
Briefly, all species of precious coral in the Western Pacific belong to one of three Orders within the Class Anthozoa, Phylum Coelenterata. The pink and bamboo corals, Corallium spp.
Chlorophyta): an endosymbiotic green alga from cells of the Japanese Hydra magnipapillata (Coelenterata).
Octocorals from Costa Rica: The genus Pacifigorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae).
Sexual reproduction in Acropora (Isopora) (Coelenterata:Scleractinia) 1.
Die Ultrastruktur des Neuromuskularen Systems der Medusen von Tripedalia cystophora und Carybdea marsupialis (Coelenterata. Cubozoa).
A new species of Leptogorgia (Coelenterata: Octocorallia: Gorgoniidae) from the shallow waters of the eastern Pacific.