Definition of Phylum Ctenophora
1. Noun. Comb jellies; sea acorns; a small phylum formerly considered a class of Coelenterata.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Comb Jelly, Ctenophore, Class Nuda, Nuda, Class Tentaculata, Tentaculata, Family Pleurobrachiidae, Pleurobrachiidae, Genus Pleurobrachia, Pleurobrachia
Generic synonyms: Phylum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Ctenophora
Literary usage of Phylum Ctenophora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoölogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"8 8 (9). With eight radial rows of ciliated swimming plates; tentacles, if present, without nematocysts. phylum Ctenophora 9 (8). ..."