Definition of Helioporidae
: a family of tabulate corals (order Coenothecalia) comprising the blue coral and extinct related forms and having the corallum composed of large zooecia interspersed with more numerous smaller tubes occupied by simple polyps without tentacles or reproductive organs
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Origin and Etymology of helioporidae
New Latin, from Heliopora, type genus (from 1heli- + -pora) + -idae
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