Nudibranchia


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Noun1.Nudibranchia - comprising numerous marine gastropod mollusks lacking a shell in the adult state and usually having a body like a slugNudibranchia - comprising numerous marine gastropod mollusks lacking a shell in the adult state and usually having a body like a slug
animal order - the order of animals
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia - gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
nudibranch, sea slug - any of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body
genus Hermissenda, Hermissenda - genus of marine sea slugs
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And if Cosmic Cow, with its daunting reach outward/inward, suggests a vast scale that Eisenstein relishes, Nudibranchia, a sort of string quartet to Cosmic Cow's symphony, reminds us that the cosmos can come down to a gathering of defeated professors at dead-end jobs at a southern California junior college.
Phylum Mollusca Class Gastropoda Order Nudibranchia Family Chromodorididae