Definition of Prosobranchia
taxonomic synonym of streptoneura
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Origin and Etymology of prosobranchia
Prosobranchia from New Latin, from proso- + -branchia; Prosobranchiata from New Latin, from proso- + Latin branchia gill + New Latin -ata; from the usual location of the gills anterior to the heart
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