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Coelenterata

[ si-len-tuh-rey-tuh ]
/ sɪˌlɛn təˈreɪ tə /
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noun
the phylum comprising the coelenterates.
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Origin of Coelenterata

From New Latin, dating back to 1870–75; see origin at coelenteron, -ata1
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Medical definitions for Coelenterata

Coelenterata
[ sĭ-lĕn′tə-rātə ]

n.
A phylum of invertebrate animals including the jellyfishes, hydras, sea anemones, and corals.
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