phylum Porifera

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n phylum Porifera coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges
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Usage

In literature:

The phylum Porifera or Spongiae includes the simplest of the Metazoa or multicellular animals.
"Freshwater Sponges, Hydroids & Polyzoa" by Nelson Annandale
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In news:

1- Deep Phylogeny and Evolution of Sponges (Phylum Porifera).
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