rhachiglossamedical dictionary

<zoology> A division of marine gastropods having a retractile proboscis and three longitudinal rows of teeth on the radula. It includes many of the large ornamental shells, as the miters, murices, olives, purpuras, volutes, and whelks.

Origin: NL. See Rhachis, and Glossa.

(01 Mar 1998)

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