A belt of teeth, found in gastropods and chitons. Used for feeding.
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Rad'u·la (răd'u*lȧ) noun ; plural Radulæ (- lē). [ Latin , a scraper, from radere to scrape.] (Zoology) The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also lingual ribbon , an...
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Origin: L, a scraper, fr. Radere to scrape. ... <zoology> The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; called also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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• (n.) The chitinous ribbon bearing the teeth of mollusks; -- called also lingual ribbon, and tongue. See Odontophore.
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horny, ribbonlike structure found in the mouths of all mollusks except the bivalves. The radula, part of the odontophore, may be protruded, and it is ... [4 related articles]
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The radula (plural radulae or radulas) is an anatomical structure that is used by molluscs for feeding, sometimes compared rather inaccurately to a tongue. It is a minutely toothed, chitinous ribbon, which is typically used for scraping or cutting food before the food enters the esophagus. The radu...
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A structure found in the mouth of some mollusks which is used to rasp food. The radula consists of a tongue-like strip of horny material (modified epithelium, which bears many rows of chitnous or horny teeth. In slugs and snails, it is used to rasp off pieces of leafy food. In some marine mollusks, ...
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[plant] Radula is a genus of liverwort, and is the only genus in family Radulaceae. It contains the following species (but this list could be incomplete): ...
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[disambiguation] A radula is the toothed chitinous ribbon in the mouth of most mollusks. The term may also refer to: ...
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