Mollusca

noun plural
Mol·​lus·​ca | \ mə-ˈləs-kə How to pronounce Mollusca (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mollusca

: a large phylum of invertebrate animals (as snails, clams, and mussels) that have a soft unsegmented body lacking segmented appendages and commonly protected by a calcareous shell

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“Mollusca.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Mollusca. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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