Tectibranch
Tectibranch Tec`ti*branch, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Tectibranchiata. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • tectibranch — tec·ti·branch …   English syllables

  • tectibranch — I. ˈtektəˌbraŋk adjective Etymology: New Latin Tectibranchia : of or relating to the Tectibranchia II. noun ( s) : a mollusk of the suborder Tectibranchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • tectibranchiate — adjective or noun see tectibranchia * * * tectibranchˈiate noun and adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tectibranch …   Useful english dictionary

  • dorsal tentacles — Rhinophore Rhi no*phore, n. [Rhino + Gr. fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the two tentacle like organs on the back of the head or neck of a nudibranch or tectibranch mollusk. They are usually retractile, and often transversely furrowed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhinophore — Rhi no*phore, n. [Rhino + Gr. fe rein to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the two tentacle like organs on the back of the head or neck of a nudibranch or tectibranch mollusk. They are usually retractile, and often transversely furrowed or plicate, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea hare — noun naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear like tentacles • Syn: ↑Aplysia punctata • Hypernyms: ↑gastropod, ↑univalve • Member Holonyms: ↑Aplysia, ↑genus Aplysia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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