creeping disk

noun

Definition of creeping disk

zoology
: the smooth adhesive lower surface of the foot or sometimes of the entire body of mollusks and some other invertebrates on which they creep along

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“Creeping disk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/creeping%20disk. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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