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brain coral meaning

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WBrain coral
  • Brain coral is a common name given to corals in the family Mussidae, so called due to their generally spheroid shape and grooved surface which resembles a brain.
  • Brain corals are found in shallow warm-water coral reefs in all the world's oceans. They are part of the phylum Cnidaria, in a class called Anthozoa or "flower animals". The lifespan of the largest brain corals is 900 years.
  • Brain corals extend their tentacles to catch food at night. During the day, they use their tentacles for protection by wrapping them over the grooves on their surface. The surface is hard and offers good protection against fish or hurricanes.
brain coral
brain coral
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    Meaning of brain coral for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "brain coral" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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