Pulmonata
Pulmonata Pul`mo*na"ta, n. pl. [NL., from L. pulmo, -onis, a lung.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive division, or sub-class, of hermaphrodite gastropods, in which the mantle cavity is modified into an air-breathing organ, as in Helix, or land snails, Limax, or garden slugs, and many pond snails, as Limn[ae]a and Planorbis. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pulmonata — Pul·mo·nata (pul″mə naґtə) an order of snails and slugs of the subclass Euthyneura, including genera with lungs or respiratory sacs. Many are intermediate hosts of trematodes and other pathogens. Its suborders include… …   Medical dictionary

  • pulmonata — pul·mo·na·ta …   English syllables

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