Gastropoda

noun plural

Gas·​tro·​poda ga-ˈsträp-ə-də How to pronounce Gastropoda (audio)
: a large class of mollusks (as snails) with a univalve shell or none and usually with a distinct head bearing sensory organs
gastropod noun or adjective

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“Gastropoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gastropoda. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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