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n. pl.1.(Zool.) A division of marine gastropod mollusks in which the radula are converted into poison fangs. The cone shells (Conus), Pleurotoma, and Terebra, are examples. See Illust. of Cone, n., 4, Pleurotoma, and Terebra.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Larval growth and metamorphosis of Conus (Gastropoda: Toxoglossa) in Hawaii.
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Foregut anatomy, feeding mechanisms, relationships and classification of the Conoidea (= Toxoglossa) (Gastropoda).
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