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[si-len-tuh-rey-tuh] /sɪˌlɛn təˈreɪ tə/

the phylum comprising the .

Coelenterata Coe·len·ter·a·ta (sĭ-lěn’tə-rā’tə)
A phylum of invertebrate animals including the jellyfishes, hydras, sea anemones, and corals.


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