(Science: zoology) Any one of numerous marine gastropods of the genus Turbo or family Turbinidae, usually having a turbinate shell, pearly on the inside, and a calcareous operculum.

Origin: L. Turbo, -inis, a top. See Turbine.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Turbo&oldid=35047"
First | Previous (Turbite) | Next (Turbomolecular pumps) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.