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Zoological terms

Terms in relation to animals, such as mammals, birds, reptiles or fish.

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phylum placozoa

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Macroscopic, flattened marine animals, composed of ventral and dorsal epithelial layers enclosing loose mesenchyme-like cells.

phylum cnidaria

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Cnidarians. Hydras, hydroids, jellyfish, sea anemones, and corals. Free-swimming or sessile, with tentacles surrounding the mouth. Specialized cells bearing stinging oraganoids called nematocysts. ...

rudimentary

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Involving or limited to basic principles; immature, undeveloped, or basic.

endocrine

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Pertaining to ductless glands that produce hormones.

endoparasite

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A parasite that lives within the tissues or bloodstream of its host.

endothermic

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Able to maintain a constant, warm body temperature, regardless of external conditions.

endothermy

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Capacity to maintain body temperature by the metobolic generation of heat.

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