Definition of Placophora

1. n. pl. A division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Called also Polyplacophora. See Illust. under Chiton, and Isopleura.

Medical Definition of Placophora

1. A division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Synonym: Polyplacophora. Origin: NL, from Gr, tablet + to bear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placophora

placks
placode
placoderm
placodermal
placodermata
placodermi
placoderms
placodes
placoganoid
placoganoidei
placoid
placoides
placoidian
placoidians
placoids
placophora (current term)
placozoa
placozoan
placozoans
placque
pladaroma
pladdies
pladdy
plafond
plafonds
plaga
plagal
plagal cadence
plagal cadences
plagarism

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