small class of marine mollusks comprising the chitons; sometimes considered an order of the subclass Amphineura
Hypernyms: ↑class
Member Holonyms: ↑Mollusca, ↑phylum Mollusca
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Chiton

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Polyplacophˈora plural noun
(Gr plax, plakos a plate, slab) an order of molluscs, incl eg the chitons, bilaterally symmetrical, with a shell composed of eight transverse dorsal plates
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