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sea slug

noun
1.
a nudibranch.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80
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  • From scallop to sea slug, invertebrates have served as models of human and animal disease.
British Dictionary definitions for sea slug

sea slug

noun
1.
any of various shell-less marine gastropod molluscs, esp those of the order Nudibranchia See nudibranch
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sea slug in Science
sea slug  
Any of various colorful marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia, lacking a shell and gills but having fringelike projections that serve as respiratory organs. Also called nudibranch.
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