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gastropod Syllabification: gas·tro·pod
Pronunciation: /ˈɡastrəˌpäd/

Definition of gastropod in English:

noun

Zoology
A mollusk of the large class Gastropoda, such as a snail, slug, or whelk.
Example sentences
  • 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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