A genus of airbreathing mollusks, such as the typical garden slugs. They've a tiny standard layer. The respiration pore is in the right-side of this throat. A number of types are troublesome in home gardens. See slug.
the standard genus of Limacidæ, previously of good extent and heterogeneous structure, today limited to the slugs which are without a caudal mucous pore, with a concealed quadrate non-spiral layer or limacel, and a smooth jaw.
[lowercase] at the beginning of systems of classification, given that Linnean, the animal or smooth human body of any univalve, considered aside from its shell, which latter was usually categorized.