any member of a group of invertebrates comprising the phylum Porifera, the sponges.
of or relating to a parazoan organism.
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British Dictionary definitions for parazoan
any multicellular invertebrate of the group Parazoa, which consists of the sponges (phylum Porifera): Compare metazoan
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