any marine coelenterate of the class Anthozoa, comprising colonial and solitary polyps and including corals, sea anemones, sea pens, etc.
Also an·tho·zo·ic. belonging or pertaining to the anthozoans.
Origin of anthozoan
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In Allopora the cyclostems resemble the calyces of Anthozoan corals.
any of the solitary or colonial sessile marine coelenterates of the class Anthozoa, including the corals, sea anemones, and sea pens, in which the body is in the form of a polyp
Also: actinozoan of or relating to the class Anthozoa
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