class Cephalopoda

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Related to class Cephalopoda: class Bivalvia, class Gastropoda
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Noun1.class Cephalopoda - octopusesclass Cephalopoda - octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
Mollusca, phylum Mollusca - gastropods; bivalves; cephalopods; chitons
cephalopod, cephalopod mollusk - marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles
family Nautilidae, Nautilidae - spiral-shelled cephalopods
Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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mimus to captivity conditions was evident during the experimental period, as has been reported previously for this and other genera of the class Cephalopoda (Nabhitabhata 1995, Cortez et al.