Gastropoda

noun plural
Gas·​tro·​poda | \ ga-ˈsträp-ə-də How to pronounce Gastropoda (audio) \

Medical Definition of Gastropoda

: a large class of mollusks (as snails) with a univalve shell or none and usually with a distinct head bearing sensory organs

Other Words from Gastropoda

gastropod \ ˈgas-​trə-​ˌpäd How to pronounce Gastropoda (audio) \ noun or adjective

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“Gastropoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Gastropoda. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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