Pulmonifera

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Pul·​mo·​nif·​era
ˌpəlməˈnif(ə)rə

taxonomic synonym of pulmonata:1

Pulmonifera

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plural noun

"
: a group of terrestrial snails (suborder Taenioglossa) having the gill replaced by a pulmonary sac

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pulmon- + Latin -fera (neuter plural of -fer)

Plural noun

New Latin, from pulmon- + Latin -fera

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“Pulmonifera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pulmonifera. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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