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  1. Placophora

    a division of gastropod Mollusca, including the chitons. The back is covered by eight shelly plates. Called also Polyplacophora. See Illust. under Chiton, and Isopleura

  2. Origin: [NL., from Gr. pla`x, plako`s, tablet + fe`rein to bear.]

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