limacine


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lim·a·cine

 (lĭm′ə-sēn′, lī′mə-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling a slug.

[From Latin līmāx, līmāc-, slug, snail; akin to līmus, slime; see lei- in Indo-European roots.]

limacine

(ˈlɪməˌsaɪn; -sɪn; ˈlaɪ-)
adj
1. (Zoology) of, or relating to slugs, esp those of the genus Limax
2. (Zoology) Also: limaciform resembling a slug
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin līmax, from līmus mud]
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Adj.1.limacine - of or resembling a slug
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Reproduction and development of Paedoclione doliiformis, and a comparison with Clione limacine (Opisthobranchia: Gymnosomata).
This observation supports the findings of varicose GABA-ir fibers in the neuropil areas and in the cell body layers of the ganglia in Helisoma trivolvis, Clione limacine, Helix pomatia and Limax maximus (Cooke & Gelperin 1988, Richmond et al.
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