Definición de Anthozoa en inglés:


Saltos de línea: Antho|zoa
Pronunciación: /ˌanθəˈzəʊə


A large class of sedentary marine coelenterates that includes the sea anemones and corals. They are either solitary or colonial, and have a central mouth surrounded by tentacles.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The Anthozoa (sea anemones and corals) possess only the polyp form.
  • In the context of relationships among cnidarian taxa assigned the Linnaean rank of class, Anthozoa may be perceived as basal.
  • In any case, there is molecular evidence to suggest that the Anthozoa are the earliest branch of the phylum Cnidaria.


modern Latin (plural), from Greek anthos 'flower' + zōia 'animals'.

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