Helix pomatia


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Noun1.Helix pomatia - one of the chief edible snailsHelix pomatia - one of the chief edible snails  
snail - freshwater or marine or terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
genus Helix, Helix - type genus of the family Helicidae
escargot, snail - edible terrestrial snail usually served in the shell with a sauce of melted butter and garlic
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And I found that several species did in this state withstand uninjured an immersion in sea-water during seven days: one of these shells was the Helix pomatia, and after it had again hybernated I put it in sea-water for twenty days, and it perfectly recovered.
Similar distributions of GABAli neurons were observed in other panpulmonates, including the land snails Helix pomatia (Hernadi, 1994) and Helix aspersa (Ierusalimsky and Balaban, 2001) and the aquatic snails Helisoma trivolvis (Richmond et al., 1991) and Biomphalaria glabrata (Vaasjo et al., 2018).
Three types of Hc molecules or isoforms have been identified in the hemolymph isolated from the Roman snail Helix pomatia: [beta]-Hc, [[alpha].sub.D]-Hc (dissociating [alpha]-Hc), and [[alpha].sub.N]-Hc (nondissociating [alpha]-Hc) [6, 20].
The impact of diet treatment on reproduction and thermophysiological processes in the land snails Cornu aspersum and Helix pomatia. Ph.
Although the French have elevated helix pomatia, their preferred snail species, to a level of great gastronomic sophistication and reverence, Massachusetts escargots (lunatia heros) can prove an excitingly delicious and much less costly treat.
In other molluscs, including Helix pomatia (Hernadi 1994), Lymnaea stagnalis (Hatakeyama & Ito 2000), Haliotis aspersa (Ierusalimsky & Balaban 2001), and Aplysia californica (Jing et al.
Better still, a slither of fattened-up helix pomatia (edible snail to you) will fetch a farmer more than the loss-making 26p a litre supermarkets will pay him for the white stuff!
Two 59-year-old "gentlemen"--I've got their names, but I won't give 'em because they might sue Shooting Industry for potentially lethal psychological trauma--were diggin' into their dinner at a charming little eatery in San Rafael, Calif., when they were cruelly assaulted by jets of allium sativum-enhanced dairy condiments propelled from deceased pulmonate gastropod mollusks, quite likely the helix pomatia variety.
Diners can experience the prize Helix Pomatia in a variety of ways - covered in rich garlic butter, diced with tomato and chilli, smothered in melted Reblochon cheese or topped with ham.
These characteristics have also been described for Helix pomatia (Nolte et al., 1986), Helix aspersa (Wijdenes et al., 1983), Achatina fulica (Ohtake and Takeda, 1994), Theba pisana (Nolte, 1983), Arion rufus (Ezzughayyar and Wattez, 1989), and for the aquatic pulmonates Helisoma duryi (Saleuddin et al., 1989) and Siphonaria pectinata (Saleuddin et al., 1997).