Definition of Opisthobranch

1. Noun. Any of a large and diverse group of specialized complex marine gastropods previously united under ''Opisthobranchia'' within the ''Heterobranchia'', characterized by two pairs of tentacles and a single gill behind and to the right of the heart. ¹



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Definition of Opisthobranch

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opisthobranch

opioids
opiomania
opiomelanocortin
opiomelanocortins
opiparous
opipramol
opipramol hydrochloride
opisometer
opisometers
opisthenar
opisthia
opisthiobasial
opisthion
opisthionasial
opistho-
opisthobranch (current term)
opisthobranchiata
opisthobranchiate
opisthobranchiates
opisthobranchs
opisthocheilia
opisthocoelous
opisthocoraine
opisthodome
opisthodomes
opisthodomos
opisthoglypha
opisthoglyphous
opisthognathous
opisthograph

Literary usage of Opisthobranch

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1. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... of an opisthobranch (Polycera) with elongated ... broad lateral outgrowths pelagic opisthobranch The Internal ta 1Н.Г°ГП, ovc.r ™ shei the natural size, ..."

2. The Naturalists' Universal Directory: Containing names, addresses and by Samuel Edson Cassino (1914)
"Cytol., Histol., opisthobranch Mollusca. C. Ex. Calif. opisthobranch Mollusca for opisthobranch from other regions. McDunnough, JH, Ph.D., Decatur, ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"... work is the most thorough on any opisthobranch, and he states: " There is no point regarding the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"... organs the anlage of the definitive kidney does not develop into a condition of functional activity until after metamorphosis, while among opisthobranch ..."

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