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Porifera

Porifera Meaning & Definition
Porifera Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Porifera?

[n] coextensive with the subkingdom Parazoa: sponges

Synonyms | Synonyms for Porifera: phylum Porifera

Related Terms | Find terms related to Porifera:

See Also | class Hyalospongiae | Hyalospongiae | Parazoa | parazoan | phylum | poriferan | sponge | sponge genus | subkingdom Parazoa

Porifera In Webster's Dictionary

\Po*rif"e*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. porus pore + ferre to bear.] (Zo["o]l.) A grand division of the Invertebrata, including the sponges; -- called also {Spongi[ae]}, {Spongida}, and {Spongiozoa}. The principal divisions are Calcispongi[ae], Keratosa or Fibrospongi[ae], and Silicea.

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