Pleurocera

noun Pleu·roc·era \ plu̇ˈräsərə \

Definition of Pleurocera

: a large genus of American freshwater snails (suborder Taenioglossa) having the mantle edge entire and the copulatory organ not developed — compare thiara

pleuroceroid

\-səˌrȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of pleurocera

New Latin, from pleur- + -cera


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