Pectinibranchia

plural noun Pec·tini·bran·chia \ˌpektənəˈbraŋkēə, pekˌtin-\

Definition of Pectinibranchia

  1. :  a large order of Gastropoda (subclass Streptoneura) comprising univalve mollusks that have a single kidney, have typically a single ctenidium which resembles a comb and is usually attached to the mantle throughout its length, and have a heart with only one auricle

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Origin and Etymology of pectinibranchia

New Latin, from pectin- + -branchia


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