T[ae]`ni*o*glos"sa\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a ribbon + ? a tongue.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive division of gastropod mollusks in which the odontophore is long and narrow, and usually bears seven rows of teeth. It includes a large number of families both marine and fresh-water.
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