cephalata definition

  • noun-plural:
    • a big unit of Mollusca, including all except the bivalves; -- so-called considering that the mind is distinctly developed. See Example in Appendix.
    • A large division of Mollusca, including all except the bivalves; -- so-called considering that the head is distinctly created. See Example in Appendix.
  • others:
    • A prime division of mollusks, including individuals with a head, generally provided with tentacles, eyes, and a mouth armed with jaws, as gastropods, pteropods, and cephalopods: just like Cephalophora, 1, or Encephala: the exact opposite of Acephala.
    • A prime division of mollusks, including people that have a head, usually supplied with tentacles, eyes, and a mouth armed with jaws, as gastropods, pteropods, and cephalopods: identical to Cephalophora, 1, or Encephala: the exact opposite of Acephala.
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