taenioglossa

Taenioglossa

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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: taeniodont
Next Definition: taenioglossate
Words Near: taenioglossa
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for taenioglossa
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing taenioglossa
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature