Definition of Pulmonates

1. Noun. (plural of pulmonate) ¹

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Definition of Pulmonates

1. pulmonate [n] - See also: pulmonate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulmonates

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
pulmonates (current term)
pulmonic sounds
pulp cavity
pulp fiction

Literary usage of Pulmonates

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

1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1900)
"GASTROPODA. has also included various other fresh-water pulmonates as well as terrestrial pulmonates in his comprehensive researches. ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1908)
"the pulmonates, but that there is no homology between the outer kidneys of these groups. Rabl (1879) concluded that the outer kidneys of Planorbis are ..."

3. A Manual of the Common Invertebrate Animals: Exclusive of Insects by Henry Sherring Pratt (1916)
"The aquatic forms have two genital pores, while most land pulmonates have but one. ... A few pulmonates are carnivorous, feeding on other snails and other ..."

4. The Life of the Pleistocene Or Glacial Period: As Recorded in the Deposits by Frank Collins Baker (1920)
"The fresh water pulmonates were entirely absent. The third stage (58 species) shows a ... Here the molluscan fauna consists of pulmonates, with a ve'y few ..."

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