coelenterate


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coelenterate

1. any invertebrate of the phylum Cnidaria (formerly Coelenterata), having a saclike body with a single opening (mouth), which occurs in polyp and medusa forms. Coelenterates include the hydra, jellyfishes, sea anemones, and corals
2. (loosely) any invertebrate of the phyla Cnidaria or Ctenophora
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Neurobiology of the gorgonian coelenterates, Muricia californica and Lophogorgia chilensis.
It is clear that scores that exceed 100 in comparisons of the SC proteins with coelenterate or mollusk proteomes may point to some relatedness of certain proteins, although their orthology is out of the question.
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In most coelenterate groups (including the corals), the tentacles are armed with numerous stinging cells for prey capture and immobilization.
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