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[L. Cnidaria, the phylum name, fr. cnida, cnide fr Gr. knidē, nettle] The phylum of aquatic species of radially symmetrical animals that contain stinging cells to defend themselves or injure prey. The phylum includes the corals, sea anemones, box jellyfish, and Portuguese man-of-war species and thousands of others. The older synonym or near synonym Coelenterata is still in common, nontechnical use. SEE: bite; SEE: sting
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Cnidaria." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733160/all/Cnidaria.
Cnidaria. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733160/all/Cnidaria. Accessed March 4, 2021.
Cnidaria. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733160/all/Cnidaria
Cnidaria [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2021 March 04]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/733160/all/Cnidaria.
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