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  1. Ptenoglossa

    a division of gastropod mollusks having the teeth of the radula arranged in long transverse rows, somewhat like the barbs of a feather

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. feathered + tongue.]

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  1. Ptenoglossa

    The Ptenoglossa is an informal taxonomic group of sea snails. This group was considered paraphyletic or polyphyletic by Ponder and Lindberg in their classification of the molluscs.

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