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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures.

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  • Cnidaria and Ctenophora are now classified as separate phyla, and the term "coelenterate" sent off to the rubbish heap of obsolete biological terms.
  • The nerve network of the coelenterate does the same thing, acting as a supermembrane of a supercell.
  • Before her drifted the end result of billions of years of coelenterate evolution, a collective organism of unimagined complexity.
  • So saying, the otter slipped several quivering slabs of coelenterate between two pieces of breadfruit and commenced chewing noisily. for more
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