Definition of Gasteropoda
1. Noun. Snails and slugs and their relatives.
Group relationships: Mollusca, Phylum Mollusca
Member holonyms: Gastropod, Univalve, Family Haliotidae, Haliotidae, Family Strombidae, Strombidae, Family Limacidae, Limacidae, Family Neritidae, Neritidae, Buccinidae, Family Buccinidae, Cymatiidae, Family Cymatiidae, Family Naticidae, Naticidae, Family Littorinidae, Littorinidae, Limpet, Family Patellidae, Patellidae, Family Fissurellidae, Fissurellidae, Ancylidae, Family Ancylidae, Opisthobranchia, Subclass Opisthobranchia, Akeridae, Family Akeridae, Order Pulmonata, Pulmonata, Order Pectinibranchia, Pectinibranchia, Amphineura, Subclass Amphineura
Generic synonyms: Class
Definition of Gasteropoda
1. n. pl. Same as Gastropoda.
Medical Definition of Gasteropoda
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gasteropoda
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Literary usage of Gasteropoda
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by University of the State of New York (1903)
"gasteropoda, pi. 3, fig. 5, 6. Hall. Paleontology of New York. 1879. v. 5, pt 2, pi. ... gasteropoda, pi. зг fig. 8-ю. Hall. Paleontology of New York. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1856)
"... of minute pelagic gasteropoda, apparently undescribed, were daily taken in the towing-net, and afforded him an opportunity of more precisely determining ..."
3. North American Geology and Palæontology for the Use of Amateurs, Students by Samuel Almond Miller (1889)
"THE locomotive organ in the gasteropoda consists of a broad, ... This form of the foot is the most important characteristic of the gasteropoda. ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1894)
"The folds which are frequently present on the columella and the lip of the aperture of the shells of gasteropoda, may, I think, be traced to a mechanical ..."
5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"Hence the theory of the imperfect circulation of the blood in the gasteropoda is at least not of universal application.—An- zeige der Alcad. der Wiss. in ..."
6. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1892)
"gasteropoda : pericardial gland, with figs. ; GROBBEN. gasteropoda ... 369-371 & 414 ; WILSON, E. t gasteropoda : track of a Gastropod Mollusc in the ..."