Definition of Gastropod. Meaning of Gastropod. Synonyms of Gastropod

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Definition of Gastropod

Gastropod
Gastropod Gas"tro*pod, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Gastropoda. [Written also gasteropod.]

Meaning of Gastropod from wikipedia

- The gastropods (/ˈɡæstroʊpɒdz/), more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic cl**** of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca...
- structure is found in some marine and freshwater gastropods, and in a minority of terrestrial gastropods, including the families Helicinidae, Cyclophoridae...
- The gastropod s**** is part of the body of a gastropod or snail, a kind of mollusc. The s**** is an exoskeleton, which protects from predators, mechanical...
- Torsion is a gastropod synapomorphy which occurs in all gastropods during larval development. Torsion is the rotation of the visceral m****, mantle, and...
- Many hundreds of gastropod genera and species live in intermediate situations, such as for example, Truncatella. Some gastropods with gills live on...
- mid-1700s the generic name Helix had been used for almost all terrestrial gastropods, later this was restricted to species with helicoid habitus, including...
- freshwater snails with an operculum, African and Asian apple snails, aquatic gastropod mollusks in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails. Distribution of...
- waving filaments that bring minute organisms to the mouth. Within the gastropods, the radula is used in feeding by both herbivorous and carnivorous snails...
- and butterflies), worms (including Acanthocephala, proboscis worms) and gastropod molluscs. The Acanthocephala or thorny-headed worms, or spiny-headed worms...
- Freshwater snails are gastropod mollusks which live in freshwater. There are many different families. They are found throughout the world in various habitats...
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