pulmonate


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pulmonate

[′pu̇l·mə‚nāt]
(vertebrate zoo)
Possessing lungs or lunglike organs.
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Comparative neurobiology of feeding in the opisthobranch seal slug, Aplysia, and the pulmonate snail, Helisoma: evolutionary considerations.
Esch, "Infra- and component community dynamics in the pulmonate snail Helisoma anceps, with special emphasis on the hemiurid trematode Halipegus occidualis," Journal of Parasitology, vol.
Prospects for Studies of Morphological Variability of Land Pulmonate Snails.
Its larvae are polyphages of freshwater pulmonate snails and egg masses of Lymnaea species (Knutson & Berg 1963).
We tested the multiplicative risk model for emergent multiple predator effects on the mortality of freshwater pulmonate snails (Physa acuta) using giant water bugs (Belostoma flumineum) and crayfish (Procambarus zonangulus) as predators.
P., 1934, "Limnological investigation on respiration, annual migratory cycle and other related phenomena in freshwater pulmonate snails," Tansactions of the American Microscopical Society, 53, 348.
The results of this experiment, in conjunction with other studies, demonstrate that estrogenic chemicals that cause reproductive effects in vertebrates and other aquatic animals also have effects in the fresh water pulmonate B.
Two 59-year-old "gentlemen"--I've got their names, but I won't give 'em because they might sue Shooting Industry for potentially lethal psychological trauma--were diggin' into their dinner at a charming little eatery in San Rafael, Calif., when they were cruelly assaulted by jets of allium sativum-enhanced dairy condiments propelled from deceased pulmonate gastropod mollusks, quite likely the helix pomatia variety.