Meaning of ctenophoran in English:

ctenophoran

noun

Zoology
  • An animal of the phylum Ctenophora; a ctenophore, a comb jelly.

Pronunciation

ctenophoran

/tiːˈnɒf(ə)rən/ /tɛˈnɒf(ə)rən/

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to the phylum Ctenophora.

Pronunciation

ctenophoran

/tiːˈnɒf(ə)rən/ /tɛˈnɒf(ə)rən/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Journal of Science. From Ctenophora + -an.