Pertaining to, or resembling, an animal.
An animal in one of its inferior stages of development, as one of the intermediate forms in alternate generation.
One of the individual animals in a composite group, as of Anthozoa, Hydroidea, and Bryozoa; -- sometimes restricted to those individuals in which the mouth and digestive organs are not developed.
of the distinct individuals forming a colonial invertebrate animal, such as a hydrozoan
term often used in place of polyp; refers to a single animal or one from a colony in invertebrates such as corals and ascidians.
zoo-id i) A more or less independent invertebrate organism arising by budding or fission, ii) a distinct member of invertebrate colony.
An individual member of a colony of animals, such as colonial cnidarians and ectoprocts, produced by incomplete budding.