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Coelenterata

[si-len-tuh-rey-tuh] /sɪˌlɛn təˈreɪ tə/
noun
1.
the phylum comprising the coelenterates.
Compare Cnidaria.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Neo-Latin; see coelenteron, -ata1
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Coelenterata in Medicine

Coelenterata Coe·len·ter·a·ta (sĭ-lěn'tə-rā'tə)
n.
A phylum of invertebrate animals including the jellyfishes, hydras, sea anemones, and corals.

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