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Noun: anthozoan (anthozoa)  ,an-thu'zow-un
  1. Sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed
    - actinozoan

Derived forms: anthozoa

Type of: cnidarian, coelenterate

Part of: Actinozoa, Anthozoa, class Actinozoa, class Anthozoa

Encyclopedia: Anthozoan