Definition of Pulmonate

1. a. Having breathing organs that act as lungs.



Definition of Pulmonate

1. Adjective. (anatomy) having lungs or similar organs ¹

2. Adjective. (biology) of, relating to, or belonging to the gastropod order ''Pulmonata'' (slugs and snails) ¹

3. Noun. A gastropod of the order ''Pulmonata'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pulmonate

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonate

pulmonary edema
pulmonary embolism
pulmonary embolisms
pulmonary emphysema
pulmonary function test
pulmonary oedema
pulmonary pleura
pulmonary plexis
pulmonary reserve
pulmonary stenosis
pulmonary toilet
pulmonary trunk
pulmonary tuberculosis
pulmonary valve
pulmonary vein
pulmonate (current term)
pulmonates
pulmones
pulmonic
pulmonic sounds
pulmonics
pulmoniferous
pulmonological
pulmonologist
pulmonologists
pulmonology
pulmotor
pulmotors
pulp
pulp cavity

Literary usage of Pulmonate

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

1. American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory by Jaques Cattell, Jaques Cattell Press (1921)
"... and fertilization in pulmonate gasteropoda; natural history of annelids; circulation in Nereis; adapting the researches of biology to educational uses. ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"Dr. Carl Rabí on the Pedicle of Invagination in pulmonate Gastropoda.—Dr. Rabí has renewed his investigations on the embryology of Planorbis, ..."

3. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"Among the pulmonate Gastropods, those which are strictly terrestrial pass through no metamorphosis, the "velum" being absent in the embryo. ..."

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