meaning of anthozoan

anthozoan meaning in General Dictionary

with respect to the Anthozoa

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  • sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is totally repressed
  • with respect to the Anthozoa.
  • among Anthozoa.

anthozoan meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) related to the Anthozoa.

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  • (letter.) One of several Anthozoa.

Sentence Examples with the word anthozoan

In Actinia, as in all Anthozoan zooids, the coelenteron is not a simple cavity, as in a Hydroid, but is divided by a number of radial folds or curtains of soft tissue into a corresponding number of radial chambers.

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