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Search Results for: mollusca

Mollusca

mollusca (Science: zoology) One of the grand divisions of the animal kingdom, including the classes Cephalopoda, gastropoda,... Read More

Gastropoda

Gastropoda (Science: zoology) One of the classes of mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells,... Read More

Acephala

Acephala (Science: zoology) That division of the mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; so... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Bivalve

Bivalve 1. (Science: marine biology) a mollusk having a shell consisting of two lateral plates or valves joined together by... Read More

Gastropod

Gastropod a member of the largest class of phylum mollusca. Characteristics generally include: a foot upon which the rest of... Read More

Orifice

Definition noun, plural: orifices An opening or aperture; any external opening in the body of an animal. Supplement In a... Read More

Invertebrate

Invertebrate Definition An invertebrate refers to any of the animals lacking a vertebral column. The term invertebrate came... Read More

Subkingdoms

subkingdom One of the several primary divisions of either the animal, or vegetable kingdom, as, in zoology, the vertebrata,... Read More

Lamellibranchiata

Lamellibranchiata (Science: zoology) a class of mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams,... Read More

Phylum

Definition noun, plural: phyla or phylums (1) A taxonomic rank at the level below Kingdom and above Class in biological... Read More

Encephalous

Encephalous (Science: zoology) Having a head; said of most Mollusca; opposed to... Read More

Symbiosis

Symbiosis Definition What is symbiosis? Symbiosis can be defined as any kind of relationship or interaction between two... Read More