Definition of Phylum Echinodermata

1. Noun. Radially symmetrical marine invertebrates including e.g. starfish and sea urchins and sea cucumbers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Echinodermata

phylum Acanthocephala
phylum Annelida
phylum Arthropoda
phylum Aschelminthes
phylum Brachiopoda
phylum Bryozoa
phylum Chaetognatha
phylum Chordata
phylum Cnidaria
phylum Coelenterata
phylum Cryptophyta
phylum Ctenophora
phylum Cycliophora
phylum Echinodermata (current term)
phylum Ectoprocta
phylum Entoprocta
phylum Mollusca
phylum Nematoda
phylum Nemertea
phylum Nemertina
phylum Phoronida
phylum Platyhelminthes
phylum Pogonophora
phylum Porifera
phylum Protozoa
phylum Pyrrophyta
phylum Rotifera
phylum Sipuncula

Literary usage of Phylum Echinodermata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. General Zoology by Arthur Sperry Pearse (1917)
"CHAPTER XVIII phylum Echinodermata The name of this phylum means "spiny skin," and is fitting for most representatives. Echinoderms are radially symmetrical ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1910)
"... arrangement best showing the interrelations of the classes in the phylum Echinodermata in the light of the most recent knowledge: phylum Echinodermata. ..."

3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"Phylum ECHINODERMATA. — STARFISHES, BRITTLE-STARS, SEA- URCHINS, SEA-CUCUMBERS, SEA-LILIES. Triploblastic, radially symmetrical animals ; usually five ..."

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