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Noun: Anthozoa  ,an-thu'zow-u
  1. A large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes sea anemones and corals; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    - class Anthozoa, Actinozoa, class Actinozoa
Noun: anthozoan (anthozoa)  ,an-thu'zow-un
  1. Sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    - actinozoan

Type of: class, cnidarian, coelenterate

Part of: Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Cnidaria, phylum Coelenterata

Encyclopedia: Anthozoa