Maeandra
Maeandra \Maeandra\ n. (Zool.) A genus of brain corals.

Syn: genus {Maeandra}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Maeandra — noun brain corals • Syn: ↑genus Maeandra • Hypernyms: ↑coelenterate genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Madreporaria, ↑order Madreporaria • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • maeandra — mae·an·dra …   English syllables

  • genus Maeandra — noun brain corals • Syn: ↑Maeandra • Hypernyms: ↑coelenterate genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Madreporaria, ↑order Madreporaria • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • brain coral — noun massive reef building coral having a convoluted and furrowed surface • Hypernyms: ↑stony coral, ↑madrepore, ↑madriporian coral • Member Holonyms: ↑Maeandra, ↑genus Maeandra …   Useful english dictionary

  • coelenterate genus — noun a genus of coelenterates • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Chrysaora, ↑genus Chrysaora, ↑genus Hydra, ↑genus Nanomia, ↑Physalia, ↑genus Physalia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Madreporaria — noun stony corals • Syn: ↑order Madreporaria • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑Actinozoa, ↑class Actinozoa …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Madreporaria — noun stony corals • Syn: ↑Madreporaria • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Anthozoa, ↑class Anthozoa, ↑Actinozoa, ↑class Actinozoa …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polypen — Polypen, 1) in älterer Zeit so v.w. Tintenfische, bes. Octopus, s. u. Tintenfische; 2) nach Cuvier u. in neuester Zeit 13. Klasse des Thierreiches aus der Abtheilung der Pflanzen od. Strahleuthiere; gallertartig, länglich od. kegelförmig, mit… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • maeandroid — adjective see maeandra …   Useful english dictionary

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