from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Cuvier's system of classification, the second family of the Corallifera, defined as having each polyp adhering to a horny or calcareous cell with thin walls, and no apparent connection with one another except by a very thin epidermis or by pores in the walls of the cells.
- The typical and only genus of the family Cellulariidæ. C. peachi is an example.
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Angular fragments of madrepores, and cellularia from two to three cubic inches, are found cemented by grains of quartzose sand.