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Answer for the clue "Corals", 8 letters:
anthozoa

Alternative clues for the word anthozoa

No alternation of generations the medusoid phase being entirely suppressed sea anemones

Word definitions for anthozoa in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Animal \An"i*mal\, a. [Cf. F. animal.] Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a creature, as distinguished from the intellectual, rational, or spiritual part; as, the animal passions or appetites. Consisting...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed [syn: actinozoan ] [also: anthozoa (pl)]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Anthozoa is a class within the phylum Cnidaria . Unlike other cnidarians, anthozoans do not have a medusa stage in their development. Instead, they release sperm and eggs that form a planula , which attaches to some substrate on which the cnidarian grows....

Usage examples of anthozoa.

The wormlike, lazy, fast-multiplying Anthozoa is fighting passively but with terrific power, to set at naught all man's might and wit.