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organ pipe coral

Syllabification: or·gan pipe cor·al

Definition of organ pipe coral in English:

noun

A tropical coral that forms narrow parallel calcareous tubes linked by transverse plates.
  • Genus Tubipora, order Stolonifera
Example sentences
  • The red octocoral Tubipora, the ‘organ pipe’ coral (Order Stolonifera), has polyps inhabiting long horny tubes.

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