Prosopulmonata

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Prosopulmonata (Zoöl) A division of pulmonate mollusks having the breathing organ situated on the neck, as in the common snail.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Prosopulmonata pros-ō-pul-mō-nā′ta a group of air-breathing gasteropods in which the pulmonary sac occupies a forward position
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. forward + L. pulmo, a lung
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. prosō, forward, L. pulmo, a lung.