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COELENTERATA - INTRODUCTION

Aristotle the father of biology first called the coelenterates as "cnidae" because of their stinging qualities. He considered them as intermediate organisms between plants and animals. In 1723 Peyssonel established their animal nature.   In 1774 "Trembly" described "Hydras" Linnaeus, Lamarck and Cuvier placed coelenterates in animal group Radiata. In…

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