alcyonarians

альционарии, мягкие кораллы (Alcyonaria)
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альционарии
мягкие кораллы

English-russian biological dictionary. 2013.

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  • foot secretion — Sclerobase Scler o*base (? or ?), n. [Gr. sklhro s hard + ba sis base.] (Zo[ o]l.) The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; called also {foot secretion}. See Illust. under {Gorgoniacea}, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclerobase — Scler o*base (? or ?), n. [Gr. sklhro s hard + ba sis base.] (Zo[ o]l.) The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; called also {foot secretion}. See Illust. under {Gorgoniacea}, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sclerobasic — Sclerobase Scler o*base (? or ?), n. [Gr. sklhro s hard + ba sis base.] (Zo[ o]l.) The calcareous or hornlike coral forming the central stem or axis of most compound alcyonarians; called also {foot secretion}. See Illust. under {Gorgoniacea}, and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cnidarian — /nuy dair ee euhn/, n. 1. any invertebrate animal, as a hydra, jellyfish, sea anemone, or coral, considered as belonging to the phylum Cnidaria, characterized by the specialized stinging structures in the tentacles surrounding the mouth; a… …   Universalium

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

  • Aquaculture of coral — Coral in an aquaculture tank Coral aquaculture, also known as coral farming or coral gardening, is the cultivation of corals for commercial purposes or coral reef restoration. Aquaculture is showing promise as a potentially effective tool for… …   Wikipedia

  • sea-feather — /ˈsi fɛðə/ (say see fedhuh) noun any of various alcyonarians having a plume like branched skeleton …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea pen — noun fleshy featherlike warm water colonies • Hypernyms: ↑anthozoan, ↑actinozoan • Member Holonyms: ↑Pennatula, ↑genus Pennatula * * * noun 1. : any of numerous alcyonarians belonging to …   Useful english dictionary

  • renillidae — ləˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Renilla, type genus, + idae : a family of colonial alcyonarians (order Pennatulacea) having a circular or reniform rachis with the polyps dorsal …   Useful english dictionary

  • siphonozooid — |sīfənə+ noun Etymology: siphon + zooid : one of various degenerate zooids of some alcyonarians supposed to serve to regulate the water supply of the colony …   Useful english dictionary

  • stolonifera — ˌstōləˈnif(ə)rə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from stolon + i + Latin fera, neuter plural of fer ferous : an order of alcyonarians comprising colonial polyps connected by stolons and supported by a skeleton of calcareous… …   Useful english dictionary

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