Pellibranchiata
Pellibranchiata Pel`li*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. pellis garment + branchia a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of Nudibranchiata, in which the mantle itself serves as a gill. [1913 Webster]

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  • pellibranchiate — pellibranchiate, a. (n.) Zool. (pɛlɪˈbræŋkɪət) [ad. mod. L. Pellibranchiāta neut. pl., f. L. pell is skin + branchiæ gills: see ate2.] Belonging to the Pellibranchiata, or nudibranchiate gastropods (of J. E. Gray), which have no distinct gills… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saccoglossa — Sac co*glos sa, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. saccus a sack + Gr. ? a tongue.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Pellibranchiata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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