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Opisthobranchia
Opisthobranchia O*pis`tho*bran"chi*a, Opisthobranchiata O*pis`tho*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? behind + ? gills.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of gastropod Mollusca, in which the breathing organs are usually situated behind the heart. It includes the tectibranchs and nudibranchs.
Opisthobranchiata
Opisthobranchia O*pis`tho*bran"chi*a, Opisthobranchiata O*pis`tho*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? behind + ? gills.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of gastropod Mollusca, in which the breathing organs are usually situated behind the heart. It includes the tectibranchs and nudibranchs.
Opisthobranchiate
Opisthobranchiate O*pis`tho*bran"chi*ate, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Opisthobranchiata. -- n. One of the Opisthobranchiata.

Meaning of Opisthobranch from wikipedia

- Opisthobranchs (/əˈpɪsθəˌbræŋks, -θoʊ-/) is now an informal name for a large and diverse group of specialized complex gastropods which used to be united...
- The body forms of nudibranchs vary a great deal, but because they are opisthobranchs, unlike most other gastropods, they are apparently bilaterally symmetrical...
- scientists, including many scuba divers, study the marine mollusks known as opisthobranchs, which are a large and diverse group of s****ed and (mostly) s****-less...
- kuroshimae is a species of sacoglossan sea slug, a s****-less marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Costasiellidae. It has the ability to...
- Michael (September 2013). "A review on the diversity and distribution of opisthobranch gastropods from Peru, with the addition of three new records". pp. 43–60...
-  180–213 Gosliner T. (1987). Nudibranchs of southern Africa: A guide to Opisthobranch molluscs of southern Africa. Sea Challengers, Monterey. ISBN 0-930118-13-8...
- viscous slime to deter predators. Thompson, T. E. 1976. Biology of opisthobranch molluscs, vol. 1, 207 pp., 21 pls. Ray Society, no. 151. Byatt, Andrew...
- "male". For example, the great majority of tunicates, pulmonate snails, opisthobranch snails, earthworms, and slugs are hermaphrodites. Hermaphroditism is...
- California aglaja, is a large species of predatory sea slug, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Aglajidae. Navanax is not a nudibranch...
- known as the wedge sea hare, is a species of large sea slug, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Aplysiidae, the sea hares. Dolabella...
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