HyperDic: phylum

English > 2 senses of the word phylum:
NOUNgroupphylum(linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related
groupphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants
phylum > pronunciation
Soundsfay'lahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > phylum: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaning(linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related.
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
English > phylum: 2 senses > noun 2, group
Meaning(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member ofkingdomThe highest taxonomic group into which organisms are grouped
Membersclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
subphylum(biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class
NarrowerAcanthocephala, phylum Acanthocephalaphylum or class of elongated wormlike parasites that live in the intestines of vertebrates
Annelida, phylum Annelidasegmented worms
Arthropoda, phylum Arthropodajointed-foot invertebrates
Brachiopoda, phylum Brachiopodamarine invertebrates that resemble mollusks
Bryozoa, phylum Bryozoa, polyzoamarine or freshwater animals that form colonies of zooids
Cephalochordata, subphylum Cephalochordatalancelets
Chaetognatha, phylum Chaetognathaarrowworms
Chordata, phylum ChordataComprises true vertebrates and animals having a notochord
Cnidaria, phylum Cnidaria, Coelenterata, phylum Coelenteratahydras
Cryptophyta, phylum CryptophytaA phylum in the kingdom Protoctista
Ctenophora, phylum Ctenophoracomb jellies
Cycliophora, phylum Cycliophoratiny marine organisms each the size of a period found in great numbers on lobsters' lips
Echinodermata, phylum Echinodermataradially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers
Ectoprocta, phylum Ectoproctacoextensive with or a subphylum of Bryozoa
Entoprocta, phylum Entoprocta, Endoproctasometimes considered a subphylum of Bryozoa
Mollusca, phylum Molluscagastropods
Nematoda, phylum Nematoda, Aschelminthes, phylum Aschelminthesunsegmented worms
Nemertea, phylum Nemertea, Nemertina, phylum Nemertinaproboscis worms
Pentastomida, subphylum Pentastomidatongue worms
Phoronida, Phoronidea, phylum Phoronidasmall phylum of wormlike marine animals
Platyhelminthes, phylum Platyhelminthesflatworms
Pogonophora, phylum Pogonophorabeard worms
Porifera, phylum Poriferacoextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa
Protozoa, phylum ProtozoaIn some classifications considered a superphylum or a subkingdom
Pyrrophyta, phylum PyrrophytaA division of lower plants comprising unicellular and biflagellate algae that form starchy compounds
Rotifera, phylum RotiferaA phylum including
Sipuncula, phylum Sipunculapeanut worms
Urochordata, subphylum Urochordata, Urochorda, subphylum Urochorda, Tunicata, subphylum Tunicatatunicates
Vertebrata, subphylum Vertebrata, Craniata, subphylum Craniatafishes
division(botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishfilo
Catalanfilum, fílum

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