- a shell-less, marine snail of the suborder Nudibranchia, having external, often branched respiratory appendages on the back and sides.
Origin of nudibranch
Examples from the Web for nudibranch
Historical Examples of nudibranch
Ancylodoris, the only fresh-water Nudibranch, from Lake Baikal.
Flat against the stone and not easily perceived may be a chiton, a planarian worm, or a nudibranch.
In Doris we find a quite different type of nudibranch from that presented by the two genera Dendronotus and olis.
- any marine gastropod of the order Nudibranchia, characterized by a shell-less, often beautifully coloured, body bearing external gills and other appendagesAlso called: sea slug
Word Origin for nudibranch
- See sea slug.