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(English) Cylindrical stalk-like body attached at one end and the mouth at the other end surrounded by tentacles. Phylum Coelenterata, e.g., jellyfish, coral. (See also: jellyfish, coral, coelenterates)
(French) Organisme cylindrique en forme de tige fixée à une extrémité et muni d'une bouche à l'autre extrémité, entourée de tentacules. Phylum des Coelentérés, par exemple, les stades jeunes des méduses ou bien les coraux. (See also: jellyfish, coral, coelenterates)
(Portuguese) Corpo pedunculado cilindrico aderente ao substrato de um lado e com a boca com tentáculos no outro. Filo Celenterados, por ex: corais. (See also: jellyfish, coral, coelenterates)

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