- a variant of gastropod
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One of the lowest forms of tongues is that of the gasteropod.
The growth of nearly all gasteropod shells is marked by periods of rest.
Another association is that of a gasteropod with one of the acephala.Animal Parasites and Messmates
P. J. Van Beneden
We can tell you even the precise kind—it is the Gasteropod kind.
A good knowledge of the parts of a gasteropod shell is essential to the student, and it can readily be acquired.