basommatophora definition

  • noun-plural:
    • several Pulmonifera getting the eyes in the foot of the tentacles, like the common pond snails.
  • others:
    • A division of pulmonale gastropodous mollusks, including people who have the eyes during the base of the tentacles, like in the people Auriculidæ, Limnæidæ, etc.: in opposition to Stylommatophora. See cut-under Limnæidæ.
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