Scutibranchia

plural noun Scu·ti·bran·chia

Definition of Scutibranchia

in some classifications

  1. :  a heterogeneous group of gastropods distinguished by possession of a simple shield-shaped shell and more or less exactly equivalent to Aspidobranchia especially in modern usage

scutibranchian

adjective or noun

scutibranchiate

\-ēə̇t, -ēˌāt\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of scutibranchia

New Latin, from scut- + -branchia


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