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coral

  1. the calcareous skeleton of certain COELENTERATES.
  2. the skeleton together with the animals which live in it and secrete it, the whole structure often forming a reef. The animals, usually anthozoans and hydrozans, have a POLYP structure.
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Coll, "Preliminary evidence for directional allelopathic effects of the soft coral Sinularia flexibilis (Alcyonacea: Octocorallia) on scleractinian coral recruitment," Bulletin of Marine Science, vol.
The Gulf of Aqaba touches Egypt to the west, Israel and Jordan to the north, and Saudi Arabia to the east and hosts an estimated 210 hard coral species and 120 soft coral species.
1), and was firstly isolated and elucidated by a Chinese group [14] from the soft coral Dendronephthea gigantean and re-isolated again from the marine bryozoan Biflustra grandicella [15].
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Such studies will contribute to an understanding of the potential uses of these soft coral fibers for practical biomedical purposes.
It is a soft coral colour and blooms have a heady fragrance.
Lucky Cement sponsored scuba divers associated with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) to clean the ocean bed at Charna Island a soft coral reef off Karachi Coast.
The black satchel, deep aubergine nail paint and soft coral lipstick complete the casual look perfectly.
In a recent article published in PLoS, 11-epi-sinulariolide acetate (Ya-s11), a known cembrane-type compound, was isolated from the soft coral, Sinularia querciformis, and evaluated in its anti-inflammatory potency in vitro as well as in adjuvant-induced arthritis (AIA) in rats (Figure 2) [18].