Definition of Polyplacophora

1. Noun. Small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura.

Exact synonyms: Class Polyplacophora
Group relationships: Mollusca, Phylum Mollusca
Member holonyms: Genus Chiton
Generic synonyms: Class



Definition of Polyplacophora

1. n. pl. See Placophora.

Medical Definition of Polyplacophora

1. See Placophora. Origin: NL. See Poly-, and Placophora. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polyplacophora

polypier
polypiers
polypifer
polypifera
polypiferas
polypiferous
polypifers
polypiform
polypigerous
polypill
polypills
polypine
polypiparous
polypite
polypites
polyplacophora (current term)
polyplacophoran
polyplacophorans
polyplacophore
polyplacophores
polyplacophorous
polyplasmia
polyplastic
polyplastid
polyplastids
polyplet
polyplets
polyplex
polyplexes
polyploid

Literary usage of Polyplacophora

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Structural and Systematic Conchology: An Introduction to the Study of the by George Washington Tryon (1883)
"ORDER polyplacophora. Animal symmetrical, with a broad foot; no eyes or tentacles ; head extensible into a proboscis ; mouth furnished with jaws and lingual ..."

2. The Standard Natural History by John Sterling Kingsley, Frederich Anton Heller von Hellwald, Elliott Coues (1884)
"Nothing is known of the embryology of cither form. ORDER III. —polyplacophora. The chitons are л croup which have made no little trouble views;я, anterior, ..."

3. Guide to the Systematic Distribution of Mollusca in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1857)
"Gill interrupted over the head, of small and filiform strands. 1. H. pectinatus. Suborder VII. polyplacophora. Gills in two lamellar series ..."

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