Spongiozoa
Spongiozoa \Spon`gi*o*zo"a\ (sp[o^]n`j[i^]*[-o]*z[=o]"[.a]), n. pl. [NL., Gr. spoggia` sponge + zo^,on an animal.] (Zo["o]l.) See {Spongi[ae]}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Spongiozoa — Spongiae Spon gi*[ae] (sp[o^]n j[i^]*[=e]), n. pl. [See {Sponge}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The grand division of the animal kingdom which includes the sponges; called also {Spongida}, {Spongiaria}, {Spongiozoa}, and {Porifera}. [1913 Webster] Note: In the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spongiozoa — spon·gi·o·zoa …   English syllables

  • spongiozoa — ˌspənjēōˈzōə, ˌspän Etymology: New Latin, from spongi + zoa synonym of porifera …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Animal electricity — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Animal heat — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal kingdom — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal magnetism — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Animal spirits — Animal An i*mal, a. [Cf. F. animal.] 1. Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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