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Definition of the noun nudibranchia

What does nudibranchia mean as a name of something?

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  1. comprising numerous marine gastropod mollusks lacking a shell in the adult state and usually having a body like a slug

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Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The opisthobranchs were formerly divided into two groups, one made up mainly, but not entirely, of forms with shells, called the tectibranchs, and the other of slugs , called the Nudibranchia. Nudibranch persists as a useful common name for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Nudibranchia American Pleistocene, was about 2.75m long, had a massive head , and hind legs that were much longer than the forelegs. In life it may have looked like a very large guinea-pig. In addition there were the homalodotheres, which ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

(Orders: Pulmonata, Nudibranchia, Inferobranchia, Tecti- branchia, Heteropoda, Pectinibranchia, Tubuli- branchia, Scutibranchia, Cyclobranchia.) (4) Acephala. ( Orders: Testaeea, Tunieata.) (5) Brachiopoda (no subdivisions) . (6) Cirrhopoda.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Nudibranchia Invertebrate Zoology, an order of sea slugs and sea hares, gastropod mollusks in the class Opisthobranchia. having two pairs of tentacles and no mantle or shell. Nudibranchia nudism Psychology, the practice of going nude, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

degree, not only the shell but the pallial cavity, ctenidium and visceral hump disappear, and the body acquires a simple elongated form and a secondary external symmetry, as in Pterotrachaea and in Doris, Eolis, and other Nudibranchia.

Google previewDictionary of Scientific Terms (1869)

by Peter Austin Nuttall

Nudibranchia'ta (Lat. nudus, and branchiae gills), in malacology, the second NIT NUD 231.

Google previewA Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)

Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas

Nudibranchia'- tus ; from nu'dus, ...

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