plural noun

: a large subclass of Gastropoda including the majority of marine, some freshwater, and the operculate land gastropods having the loop of visceral nerves twisted into a figure 8 with the right half crossing in dextral forms above the left, sexes usually separate, and in most forms an operculum

Word History


New Latin, from strept- + -neura

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“Streptoneura.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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