from The Century Dictionary.

  • In some systems, a branch or prime division of echinoderms: contrasted with Ambulacrata and divided into three classes, Crinoidea, Cystoidea, and Blastoidea.
  • A division of ctenophorans, including comb-jellies with two long tentacles. See cuts under Saccatæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural (Zoöl.) A division of Ctenophora including those which have two long tentacles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun ctenophores have retractile tentacles


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