basommatophora in AZ Dictionary
- (n) several Pulmonifera getting the eyes in the foot of the tentacles, like the common pond snails.
- 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.