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ANEMONE [2 records]

Record 1 2015-02-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Sponges, Hydrozoans and Jellyfish
DEF

Any member of the invertebrate order Actiniaria. ... primarily sedentary marine animals resembling flowers.

CONT

The cylindrical body may be thick and short or long and slender. The oral disk, or mouth, at the upper end of the body is surrounded by petallike, usually colourful tentacles. They may be few or numerous and are often present in multiples of six. Sea anemones are commonly yellow, green, or blue; they are attached by the pedal disk, or base, to a hard surface such as a rock, wharf timber, a seashell, or the back of a crab.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éponges, hydres et méduses
CONT

[...] les Anémones de mer [...] possèdent un nombre très élevé de tentacules. [Elles] sont privées de squelette, mais adhèrent au rocher, et, d'une façon générale au sol, par une sorte de disque adhésif qui se trouve à la base du corps. Leur aspect est fort beau et rappelle celui d'une fleur en raison de leurs longs tentacules qui ressemblent à des pétales [...]

Key term(s)
  • anémone

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Esponjas, hidrozoarios y medusas
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Record 2 2009-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)

Spanish

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