Definición de coelenterate en inglés:


Silabificación: coe·len·ter·ate
Pronunciación: /siˈlentəˌrāt, -rət


  • An aquatic invertebrate animal of a phylum that includes jellyfishes, corals, and sea anemones. They are distinguished by having a tube- or cup-shaped body and a single opening ringed with tentacles. Also called cnidarian.
    • Phylum Cnidaria (formerly Coelenterata): four classes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Over 200 species of micro-organisms, fish, crustaceans, polychaetes, echinoderms, coelenterates, and molluscs have been identified in the vent areas.
    • Some Late Precambrian Ediacaran fossils bear strong resemblances to colonial coelenterates called sea pens.
    • Seabather's eruption occurs when a person is exposed to the larvae of certain coelenterates.


late 19th century: from modern Latin Coelenterata, from Greek koilos 'hollow' + enteron 'intestine'.

Más definiciones de coelenterate 

Definición de coelenterate en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día milord
Pronunciación: mɪˈlɔːd
used to address an English nobleman