Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Gasteropoda - snails and slugs and their relatives|
gastropod, univalve - a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
limpet - any of various usually marine gastropods with low conical shells; found clinging to rocks in littoral areas
Opisthobranchia, subclass Opisthobranchia - gastropods having the gills when present posterior to the heart and having no operculum: includes sea slugs; sea butterflies; sea hares
order Pulmonata, Pulmonata - large order of gastropods usually breathing by means of a lung-like sac comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails
order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia - large order of gastropods comprising univalve mollusks that have a single gill resembling a comb
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.