Definition of gastropod in English:


Syllabification: gas·tro·pod
Pronunciation: /ˈgastrəˌpäd


  • A mollusk of the large class Gastropoda, such as a snail, slug, or whelk.
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    • Sponges are preyed upon by gastropods, polychaetes, asteroids, echinoids, turtles, and fishes.
    • Included here are the gastropods, bivalves, cephalopods, and other lesser groups, as follows.
    • The beach sands are dominated by shells of bivalve mollusks, mainly venerids, gastropods, and echinoderms.

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