HyperDic: univalve

English > 2 senses of the word univalve:
ADJECTIVEallunivalveused of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.
NOUNanimalunivalve, gastropoda class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
English > univalve: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningUsed of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc..
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Narrowersingle-shelledunivalve
Oppositebivalve, bivalvedUsed of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
Spanishunivalvo
English > univalve: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningA class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes.
Synonymgastropod
Member ofGastropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, class Gasteropodasnails and slugs and their relatives
Narrowerabalone, ear-shellAny of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior
bubble shellmarine gastropod mollusk having a very small thin shell
conchAny of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip
cowrie, cowryAny of numerous tropical marine gastropods of the genus Cypraea having highly polished usually brightly marked shells
physaAny member of the genus Physa
river limpet, freshwater limpet, Ancylus fluviatilisminute conical gastropod superficially resembling a limpet but living and feeding on freshwater plants
sea hare, Aplysia punctatanaked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles
sea slug, nudibranchAny of various marine gastropods of the suborder Nudibranchia having a shell-less and often beautifully colored body
seasnailAny of several creeping marine gastropods with a spirally coiled shell
slugAny of various terrestrial / terrestrial gastropods having an elongated slimy body and no external shell
snailFreshwater or marine or terrestrial / terrestrial gastropod mollusk usually having an external enclosing spiral shell
solenogaster, aplacophorandeep-water wormlike mollusks lacking calcareous plates on the body but having fine slimy spicules on the covering mantle
Broadermollusk, mollusc, shellfishinvertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell
Spanishgasterópodo, gasterópodos
Catalangasteròpode, gastròpode, univalve

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