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Search Results for: mollusca


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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