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- proper n. A taxonomic phylum within the kingdom Animalia — the phoronids.
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- n. small phylum of wormlike marine animals
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Of the phyla you haven't seen alive, I have seen: Chaetognatha, Nematomorpha, Nemertea, Sipuncula, Echiura which is really a subgroup of Annelida, Phoronida and Brachiopoda.