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anthozoon (plural anthozoa)
- (zoology) A member of the class Anthozoa, comprising marine invertebrates including corals and sea anemones. [from 19th c.]
- 2012, Caspar Henderson, The Book of Barely Imagined Beings, 2013 edition, Granta Books, page 134:
- Unlike stony corals and other anthozoa, whose polyps have sixfold symmetry, the polyps of a gorgonian have eightfold symmetry.