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Definition of Prosobranchia

  1. 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 — more at branchia

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to cast off or become cast off

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