American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having lungs or lunglike organs.
- adj. Of or belonging to the Pulmonata, a subclass of gastropods including terrestrial snails and slugs and certain freshwater snails that are capable of breathing air through lunglike sacs.
- n. A gastropod of the subclass Pulmonata.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having lungs, lung-sacs, or lung-like organs; pulmonary or pulmoniferous, as a mollusk or an arachnidan; pulmonated, as a vertebrate: distinguished from branchiate and tracheate. Synonyms See
- n. A member of the Pulmonata in either sense, as a snail or a spider.
- adj. anatomy having lungs or similar organs
- adj. biology of, relating to, or belonging to the gastropod order Pulmonata (slugs and snails)
- n. A gastropod of the order Pulmonata
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having breathing organs that act as lungs.
- adj. Pertaining to the Pulmonata.
- From Latin pulmō, pulmōn-, lung; see pulmonary. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Who discovered that pulmonate snails and slugs are ...”
“Within a period of less than 20 years, each man figured it out, probably independently, that pulmonate gastropods were hermaphrodites.”
“I am primarily interested in the venation of the lungs of pulmonate land snails.”
“Who discovered that pulmonate snails and slugs are hermaphrodites?”
“How interesting it will be to see hereafter plants treated in strict relation to your views; and then all insects, pulmonate molluscs, and fresh-water fishes, in greater detail than I suppose you have given to these lower animals.”
Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences
“One cannot write easily of "pulmonate gasteropods.”
“How interesting it will be to see hereafter plants treated in strict relation to your views; and then all insects, pulmonate molluscs and fresh-water fishes, in greater detail than I suppose you have given to these lower animals.”
“If you had no prior information about the reproductive biology of a group of animals, say, pulmonate land snails, how would you go about determining if a given species were hermaphroditic or not?”
“It turns out that, even though all pulmonate snails are hermaphrodites, in some species mating may not be simultaneously reciprocal; instead, some individuals may act like "males", while others like "females".”
“Supporting this notion, selection of one macromere as 3D in the pulmonate”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘pulmonate’.
very comprehensive list
of molluscs,who does not like
calamari? hmm yum
100,000 species just in molluscs
A third uncategorized list of words that catch my eye or fancy. Common or regional names and terms, names of foods and food preparation utensils, bird, plant and animal names, jargon words, and od...
Looking for tweets for pulmonate.