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Gastropoda

Gastropoda

(Science: zoology) One of the classes of mollusca, of great extent. It includes most of the marine spiral shells, and the land and fresh water snails. They generally creep by means of a flat, muscular disk, or foot, on the ventral side of the body. The head usually bears one or two pairs of tentacles. See mollusca.

alternative forms: Gasteropoda.

The gastropoda are divided into three subclasses; viz., (a) The Streptoneura or Dioecia, including the Pectinibranchiata, Rhipidoglossa, docoglossa, and Heteropoda. (b) The euthyneura, including the Pulmonata and Opisthobranchia. (c) The Amphineura, including the Polyplacophora and Aplacophora.

Origin: NL, fr. Gr, stomach _ -poda.


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... sex (meaning process, when are "egg" and "egg" put together and DNA mixed). Maybe you're looking for hermaphrodites? (like the gastropoda). If you wanted to have two equal sex cells, there is nothing like that on the Earth, to my knowledge. Yes, that was exactly what I was asking. ...

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by mhwombat
Thu Jun 23, 2011 1:08 pm
 
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Sexual reproduction with only one sex?

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by JackBean
Thu Jun 23, 2011 12:56 pm
 
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Why do you keep talking about species

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by gamila
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:35 pm
 
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

gastropoda :idea:

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Mon Aug 13, 2007 11:52 am
 
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Topic: Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)
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