HyperDic: ctenophora

English > 1 sense of the word Ctenophora:
NOUNanimalCtenophora, phylum Ctenophoracomb jellies
English > Ctenophora: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningcomb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata.
Synonymphylum Ctenophora
Member ofAnimalia, kingdom Animalia, animal kingdomtaxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct animals
MembersNuda, class Nudactenophores lacking tentacles
Pleurobrachia, genus Pleurobrachiasea gooseberries
Pleurobrachiidae, family Pleurobrachiidaesea gooseberries
Tentaculata, class Tentaculatactenophores have retractile tentacles
ctenophore, comb jellybiradially symmetrical hermaphroditic solitary marine animals resembling jellyfishes having for locomotion eight rows of cilia arranged like teeth in a comb
Broaderphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants

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