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Pulmonata

plural noun Pul·mo·na·ta \ -ātə \

Definition of Pulmonata

:a very large order of Gastropoda (subclass Euthyneura) comprising most land snails and slugs and many freshwater snails that are distinguished by lacking gills which are usually replaced by a lung or respiratory sac formed by the modification of the mantle cavity and communicating with the exterior by a contractile orifice capable of being entirely closed in which blood vessels line the walls and by having no true operculum and a nervous system that is concentrated and not twisted — see basommatophora, stylommatophora

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Origin and Etymology of pulmonata

New Latin, from pulmon- + -ata


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Pulmonata

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Definition of Pulmonata

  • taxonomic synonym of pneumobranchia

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Origin and Etymology of pulmonata

New Latin, from pulmon- + -ata


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Pulmonata

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Definition of Pulmonata

  • taxonomic synonym of pulmonaria:2

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Origin and Etymology of pulmonata

New Latin, from pulmon- + -ata


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