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Synonyms for coelenterate

radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures

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In the coelenterates there is an alternation of generations between a sexual, motile, medusa stage and a sessile, asexual, polyp stage.
Propagated spikes and secretion in a coelenterate glandular epithelium.
Eggs of these protostomes have certain features that make them more similar to mammalian oocytes than to echinoderm or coelenterate eggs.
Chemical induction of settlement and metamorphosis of planulae and buds of the reef-dwelling coelenterate Cassiopea andromeda.
The osmotic function of free ninhydrin positive substances in the sponge Halichondria panacea (Pallas) and the coelenterate Metridium senile (L.
Direct evidence for the transfer of materials from symbiotic algae to the tissues of a coelenterate.
Water movements in the pennatulid coelenterate Pteroides griseum.
Investigation of the Biology and Control of Noxious Coelenterates Occurring in the Coastal Waters of Puerto Rico.
Harry Beal Torrey (1873-1970) of California, USA, and his research on hydroids and other coelenterates.
At that stage almost all the main groups were observed as prey items such as crustaceans, teleosts, digested matter, mollusks, polychaete and coelenterates.
mollusks, coelenterates, (84) echinoderms, (85) and worms (86)--mammals
Species with exterilium larvae are hypothesized to benefit in several ways: 1) an increase in the length and surface area of the gut greatly enhances digestion in oligotrophic environments (Moser 1981); 2) the exterilium projection protects against predators because pigment patterns and the physical structure of this feature mimic siphonophores or poisonous coelenterates (Fraser and Smith, 1974; Moser, 1981; Gordon et al.
Extending for a distance of about 200 km, it, like other coral reefs, is composed of colonial coelenterates and encrusting algae.
11) Several species of microorganisms, fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, echinoderms, coelenterates and molluscs have been found in hydrothermal vent areas.