from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having lungs or similar organs
- adj. of, relating to, or belonging to the gastropod order Pulmonata (slugs and snails)
- n. A gastropod of the order Pulmonata
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having breathing organs that act as lungs.
- adj. Pertaining to the Pulmonata.
from The 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.
- n. A member of the Pulmonata in either sense, as a snail or a spider.
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.
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