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11.5: Cnidarians

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Cnidarian Invertebrate in the phylum Cnidaria that includes animals such as jellyfish and corals; characterized by radial symmetry, tissues, and a stinger called a nematocyst.
coelenteron Cnidarian digestive cavity.
medusa (plural, medusae): Body plans of a cnidarians; has a bell-shaped body and is typically motile.
nematocyst A long, thin, coiled stinger; characteristic of a cnidarian.
nerve net The simplest invertebrate nervous system; a network of nerves that can sense touch.
planula Cnidarian larva; develops from the zygote, and continues to develop into a polyp.
polyp Basic body plan in cnidarians such as jellyfish; tubular in shape and typically sessile.

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