Tectibranchiata
Tectibranchiata Tec`ti*bran`chi*a"ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. tectus (p. p. of tegere to cover) + Gr. ? a gill.] (Zo["o]l.) An order, or suborder, of gastropod Mollusca in which the gills are usually situated on one side of the back, and protected by a fold of the mantle. When there is a shell, it is usually thin and delicate and often rudimentary. The aplysias and the bubble shells are examples. [1913 Webster]

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  • tectibranchiata — tec·ti·bran·chi·a·ta …   English syllables

  • tectibranchiata — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌbraŋkēˈād.ə Etymology: New Latin, from Latin tectus + New Latin i + branchi + ata synonym of tectibranchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Henry Augustus Pilsbry — (7 December 1862 in Iowa City, Iowa – 26 October 1957 in Lantana, Florida) was an American biologist, malacologist, and carcinologist, among other areas of study. He was a dominant presence in many fields of invertebrate taxonomy for the better… …   Wikipedia

  • Aplysia — A*plys i*a, n. [Gr. ? a dirty sponge, fr. ? unwashed; a priv. + ? to wash.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine mollusks of the order {Tectibranchiata}; the sea hare. Some of the species when disturbed throw out a deep purple liquor, which colors the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bubble shell — Bub ble shell (Zo[ o]l.) A marine univalve shell of the genus {Bulla} and allied genera, belonging to the Tectibranchiata. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tectibranch — Tec ti*branch, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Tectibranchiata. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tectibranchia — Tec ti*bran chi*a, n. pl. [NL.] Same as {Tectibranchiata}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tectibranchiate — Tec ti*bran chi*ate, a. [L. tectus (p. p. of tegere to cover) + E. branchiate.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having the gills covered by the mantle; of or pertaining to the Tectibranchiata. n. A tectibranchiate mollusk. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Hinterkiemer — (Opisthobranchiāta), Ordnung der Schnecken, nackt oder mit verkümmerter Schale, zwitterige Meeresbewohner, bei denen die mehr oder weniger frei liegenden Kiemen hinter der Kammer des Herzens liegen. Zwei Unterordnungen: 1) Bedecktkiemer… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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