1. [ adjective ] (zoology) used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.
Related terms: bivalve zoology single-shelled
2. [ noun ] (zoology) a class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
Synonyms: gastropod
Related terms: mollusk snail river_limpet sea_hare conch slug seasnail sea_slug abalone bubble_shell physa cowrie solenogaster Gastropoda
Similar spelling:   univalent