from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. Animals without a mouth or regular internal organs, as the sponges.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- De Blainville's name of the sponges and their allies: so called from the absence of regular organic structure in their parts. Now only an inexact synonym of Protozoa.
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