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no alternation of generations the medusoid phase being entirely suppressed: sea anemones; corals Actinozoa , Anthozoa , class Actinozoa , class Anthozoa
sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed actinozoan , anthozoan
coelenterates typically having alternation of generations; hydroid phase is usually colonial giving rise to the medusoid phase by budding: hydras and jellyfishes class Hydrozoa , Hydrozoa
any of various usually free-swimming marine coelenterates having a gelatinous medusoid stage as the dominant phase of its life cycle scyphozoan
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