What is another word for cnidaria?

Pronunciation: [sˈiːnɪdˈe͡əɹi͡ə] (IPA)

Cnidaria is a term used to describe a phylum of aquatic animals such as jellyfish, coral, and sea anemones that have stinging cells called cnidocytes. Synonyms for cnidaria include Coelenterata, a former phylum that included cnidarians and ctenophores (comb jellies). The term Radiata is also used to describe cnidarians and other animals that display radial symmetry. Another synonym is Zoantharia, which refers specifically to the subclass of cnidarians that includes hard and soft corals. Additionally, the term Anthozoa is used to describe the class of cnidarians that includes only corals and sea anemones, while Medusozoa refers to the class that includes jellyfish.

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What are the hyponyms for Cnidaria?

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Related words: cnidarian, jellies, hydrozoans, medusae, phylum, cnidarians

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