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  • proper noun A taxonomic class within the phylum Cnidaria — the corals, sea pens and sea anemones.

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Examples

  • He was the Coral Worm ( "Anthozoa," if you prefer).

    Black Caesar's Clan : a Florida Mystery Story

  • Coral reefs by definition are composed predominantly of scleractinian corals (Phylum Cnidaria; Class Anthozoa; Order Scleractinia).

    Coral reef

  • The coral is an invertebrate (Anthozoa) species found growing as colonies in the deep ocean.

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  • Longer wavelength fluorescent proteins, emitting in the orange and red spectral regions, have been developed from the marine anemone, Discosoma striata, and reef corals belonging to the class Anthozoa.

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  • Some divide them into two great classes, namely: the _Anthozoa_, or Flower-Life; and the _Polyzoa_, or Many-Life, in which the individuals are associated in numbers.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 47, September, 1861

  • The wormlike, lazy, fast-multiplying Anthozoa is fighting passively but with terrific power, to set at naught all man's might and wit.

    Black Caesar's Clan : a Florida Mystery Story

  • Expression data in the sea anemone (Anthozoa) have even led to the conclusion that the bilaterian antero-posterior and the cnidarian oral-aboral axes are homologous

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  • Nematostella (Anthozoa) with what is known of their orthologues in bilaterian species

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  • Furthermore, each major cnidarian lineage experienced specific duplications: group C HOX9-14 genes were independently duplicated in the Scyphozoa and in the Hydrozoa, and several duplications increased the number of HOX2 genes in the Anthozoa (figure 1).

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  • By including genes from various cnidarian species belonging to Anthozoa, Scyphozoa and Hydrozoa, our analysis allows to identify lineage-specific gene duplications or losses through the comparison of the topology within the gene tree with the known phylogenetic relationships between included species

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