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gorgonian
(english) One of a group of marine horny corals that includes the sea whips, sea feathers and sea fans. A polyzoan coelenterate in which the polyps form upright branching colonies. (See also: coelenterates, coral)
gorgone
(french) Groupe de coraux marins cornés qui incluent les fouets de mer, les plumes de mer et les éventails de mer. Coelentérés polyzoaires dont les polypes forment des colonies avec des branches dressées. (See also: coelenterates, coral)
gorgónia
(portuguese) Coral mole marinho (antozoário). Celenterado cujos pólipos formam colónias arborescentes. (See also: coelenterates, coral)

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