tectibranch

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tectibranch (ˈtɛktɪˌbræŋk)
 
n
a mollusc of the suborder Tectibranchia (or Tectibranchiata) (order: Opisthobranchia) which includes the sea slugs and sea hares
 
[C19: New Latin, from tectus covered, from tegere to cover + branchia: see -branch]

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