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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Zygobranchia  \Zyg`o*bran"chi*a\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  from  Gr  ?  a  yoke 
  +  ?  a  gill.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  division  of  marine  gastropods  in  which  the  gills  are 
  developed  on  both  sides  of  the  body  and  the  renal  organs  are 
  also  paired.  The  abalone  ({Haliotis})  and  the  keyhole  limpet 
  ({Fissurella})  are  examples. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Haliotis  \Ha`li*o"tis\  (?  or  ?),  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  sea  +  ?,  ?, 
  ear.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  marine  shells;  the  ear-shells.  See  {Abalone}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Haliotis 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  family  Haliotidae  [syn:  {Haliotis},  {genus 
  Haliotis}] 




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