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Radiata

[rey-dee-ey-tuh, -ah-tuh] /ˌreɪ diˈeɪ tə, -ˈɑ tə/
noun, Biology
1.
(in some classification systems) a major grouping that includes more or less radially symmetrical animals, as coelenterates (jellyfish, sea anemones, corals), ctenophores (comb jellies), and echinoderms (starfish, sea urchins, sea cucumbers).
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Latin radiātus radiate (adj.)
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