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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges.

Usage examples (22)
  • How, you ask, is the harmless cartoon Porifera being so used?
  • Porifera (sponges) lack organs and nervous systems and possess a limited number of discrete cell types.
  • New carnivorous sponges Porifera, Poecilosclerida collected from manned submersibles in the deep Pacific.
  • Every single freaky one of them appears to be another confusing word about Porifera sponges, for the less scientifically minded among you. for more
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