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Chitons are marine molluscs of varying size in the class Polyplacophora, formerly known as Amphineura. [1]

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Abalone

Abalone (or; via Spanish abulón, from Rumsen aulón) is a common name for any of a group of small to very large sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Haliotidae.

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Acanthochitona

Acanthochitona is a genus of chitons in the family Acanthochitonidae, of worldwide distribution.

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Acanthochitonidae

Acanthochitonidae is a family of chitons.

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Acanthochitonina

Acanthochitonina is a of polyplacophoran mollusc comprising both fossil and extant species.

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Acanthopleura

Acanthopleura is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae.

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Acutichiton

Acutichiton is among the most primitive genera of Neoloricate chitons.

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Adhesion

Adhesion is the tendency of dissimilar particles or surfaces to cling to one another (cohesion refers to the tendency of similar or identical particles/surfaces to cling to one another).

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Aesthete (chiton)

Aesthetes are organs in chitons, derived from the mantle of the organism..

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Akkadian language

Akkadian (akkadû, ak-ka-du-u2; logogram: URIKI)John Huehnergard & Christopher Woods, "Akkadian and Eblaite", The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages.

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Algae

Algae (singular alga) is an informal term for a large, diverse group of photosynthetic organisms that are not necessarily closely related, and is thus polyphyletic.

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Allochiton

Allochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Anatomical terms of location

Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans.

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Antoine Risso

Giuseppe Antonio Risso (8 April 1777 – 25 August 1845), called Antoine Risso, was a Niçard naturalist.

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Anus

The anus (from Latin anus meaning "ring", "circle") is an opening at the opposite end of an animal's digestive tract from the mouth.

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Aorta

The aorta is the main artery in the human body, originating from the left ventricle of the heart and extending down to the abdomen, where it splits into two smaller arteries (the common iliac arteries).

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Aragonite

Aragonite is a carbonate mineral, one of the two most common, naturally occurring, crystal forms of calcium carbonate, CaCO3 (the other forms being the minerals calcite and vaterite).

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Arthur Adams (zoologist)

Arthur Adams (1820 in Gosport, Hampshire – 1878) was an English physician and naturalist.

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Atrium (heart)

The atrium is the upper chamber in which blood enters the heart.

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Bacteria

Bacteria (common noun bacteria, singular bacterium) is a type of biological cell.

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Barbados

Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America.

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Barnacle

A barnacle is a type of arthropod constituting the infraclass Cirripedia in the subphylum Crustacea, and is hence related to crabs and lobsters.

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Bivalvia

Bivalvia, in previous centuries referred to as the Lamellibranchiata and Pelecypoda, is a class of marine and freshwater molluscs that have laterally compressed bodies enclosed by a shell consisting of two hinged parts.

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Brackish water

Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater.

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Bryozoa

Bryozoa (also known as the Polyzoa, Ectoprocta or commonly as moss animals) are a phylum of aquatic invertebrate animals.

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Calceochiton

Calceochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Callistochiton

Callistochiton is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs, alive today, of which fossils are known from the Pliocene period onwards.

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Callochiton

Callochiton is a genus of chitons in the family Callochitonidae.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Chaetopleura

Chaetopleura is a genus of chitons in the family Chaetopleuridae.

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Chaetopleuridae

Chaetopleuridae is a family of chitons.

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Chelodes

Chelodes is a genus of Palaeozoic molluscs made up of serially repeated monoplacophoran-like valves.

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Chelodidae

Chelodidae is an extinct of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Chitin

Chitin (C8H13O5N)n, a long-chain polymer of ''N''-acetylglucosamine, is a derivative of glucose.

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Chiton

Chitons are marine molluscs of varying size in the class Polyplacophora, formerly known as Amphineura.

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Chiton (genus)

Chiton is a genus of chitons, a polyplacophoran mollusk in the family Chitonidae.

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Chitonida

Chitonida is an order of chitons.

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Chitonidae

Chitonidae is a family of chitons or polyplacophorans, marine mollusks whose shell is composed of eight articulating plates or valves.

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Chitonina

Chitonina is a suborder of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Christmas

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.

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Christmas and holiday season

The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

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Christmas traditions

Christmas traditions vary from country to country.

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Cilium

A cilium (the plural is cilia) is an organelle found in eukaryotic cells.

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Class (biology)

In biological classification, class (classis) is a taxonomic rank, as well as a taxonomic unit, a taxon, in that rank.

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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, as he is known in Europe (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), was a nineteenth-century polymath born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France.

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Crab

Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (translit.

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Craspedochiton

Craspedochiton is a genus of chitons in the family Acanthochitonidae, endemic to New Zealand, the Philippines and Australia.

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Cryptoconchus

Cryptoconchus is a genus of chitons in the family Acanthochitonidae.

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Cryptoplax

Cryptoplax is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Cymatochiton

Cymatochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Diaphoroplax

Diaphoroplax is a genus of chitons in the family Mopaliidae.

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Diatom

Diatoms (diá-tom-os "cut in half", from diá, "through" or "apart"; and the root of tém-n-ō, "I cut".) are a major group of microorganisms found in the oceans, waterways and soils of the world.

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Dinoplax

Dinoplax is a genus of chitons in the family Chaetopleuridae.

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Echinochiton

Echinochiton is an extinct genus of Ordovician chitons with hollow spines on its margins; these spines, which are unique among the chitons, have a strong organic component and show growth lines.

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Esophagus

The esophagus (American English) or oesophagus (British English), commonly known as the food pipe or gullet (gut), is an organ in vertebrates through which food passes, aided by peristaltic contractions, from the pharynx to the stomach.

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Eudoxochiton nobilis

Eudoxochiton nobilis, commonly called the noble chiton, is a large chiton of the family Callochitonidae.

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External fertilization

External fertilization is a male organism’s sperm fertilizing a female organism’s egg outside of the female’s body.

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Feces

Feces (or faeces) are the solid or semisolid remains of the food that could not be digested in the small intestine.

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Fish

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Ganglion

A ganglion is a nerve cell cluster or a group of nerve cell bodies located in the autonomic nervous system and sensory system.

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Gastrointestinal tract

The gastrointestinal tract (digestive tract, digestional tract, GI tract, GIT, gut, or alimentary canal) is an organ system within humans and other animals which takes in food, digests it to extract and absorb energy and nutrients, and expels the remaining waste as feces.

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Gastropoda

The gastropods, more commonly known as snails and slugs, belong to a large taxonomic class of invertebrates within the phylum Mollusca, called Gastropoda.

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Gill

A gill is a respiratory organ found in many aquatic organisms that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide.

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Girdle (chiton)

A girdle is part of the anatomy of a chiton, one class of marine mollusks, the class Polyplacophora.

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Glaphurochiton

Glaphurochiton is a genus of fossil chitons known from the Mazon Creek biota.

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Glyptochiton

Glyptochiton is an extinct of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Gonad

A gonad or sex gland or reproductive gland is a mixed gland that produces the gametes (sex cells) and sex hormones of an organism.

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Gotlandochiton

Gotlandochiton is an extinct of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Gull

Gulls or seagulls are seabirds of the family Laridae in the suborder Lari.

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Gumboot chiton

The gumboot chiton (Cryptochiton stelleri) also known as the giant western fiery chiton, is the largest of the chitons, growing to and over.

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Haeggochiton

Haeggochiton is an extinct of polyplacophoran mollusc known from a single occurrence in the Cretaceous of Europe.

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Hanleya

Hanleya is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs known from Oligocene and Miocene fossils; it is represented today by a number of species including H. sinica Xu 1990 (China), H. brachyplax (Brazil) and H. hanleyi Bean in Thorpe, 1844 (Chile), which feeds on sponges.

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Helminthochiton

Helminthochiton is an extinct of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Hemiarthrum

Hemiarthrum setulosum is a species of chiton in the family Hanleyidae, the only member of the genus Hemiarthrum.

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Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville

Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (12 September 1777 – 1 May 1850) was a French zoologist and anatomist.

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Henry Augustus Pilsbry

Henry Augustus Pilsbry (7 December 1862 – 26 October 1957) was an American biologist, malacologist and carcinologist, among other areas of study.

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Heterochiton

Heterochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Homing (biology)

Homing is the inherent ability of an animal to navigate towards an original location through unfamiliar areas.

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In situ

In situ (often not italicized in English) is a Latin phrase that translates literally to "on site" or "in position".

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Incertae sedis

Incertae sedis (Latin for "of uncertain placement") is a term used for a taxonomic group where its broader relationships are unknown or undefined.

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Intertidal zone

The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and under water at high tide (in other words, the area between tide marks).

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Invertebrate

Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column (commonly known as a backbone or spine), derived from the notochord.

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Ischnochiton

Ischnochiton spp. (unknown species) from South Africa Ischnochiton is a genus of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Ischnochitonidae

Ischnochitonidae is a family of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Ivoechiton

Ivoechiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Katharina (chiton)

Katharina is a genus of chitons in the family Mopaliidae.

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Kimberella

Kimberella is a monospecific genus of bilaterian known only from rocks of the Ediacaran period.

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Kindbladochiton

Kindbladochiton is an extinct of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lens (anatomy)

The lens is a transparent, biconvex structure in the eye that, along with the cornea, helps to refract light to be focused on the retina.

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Lepidochitona

Lepidochitona is a genus of chitons.

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Lepidopleurina

Lepidopleurina is a suborder of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Lepidopleurus

Lepidopleurus is an extant genus of chitons in the family Leptochitonidae.

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Leptochiton (chiton)

Leptochiton is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Leptochitonidae

Leptochitonidae is a of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Limpet

Limpets are aquatic snails with a shell that is broadly conical in shape and a strong, muscular foot.

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Lobster

Lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans.

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Lorica (genus)

Lorica is a genus of chitons in the family Schizochitonidae.

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Loricella (chiton)

Loricella is a genus of chitons in the family Schizochitonidae.

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Magnetic field

A magnetic field is a vector field that describes the magnetic influence of electrical currents and magnetized materials.

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Magnetite

Magnetite is a rock mineral and one of the main iron ores, with the chemical formula Fe3O4.

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Magnetoreception

Magnetoreception (also magnetoception) is a sense which allows an organism to detect a magnetic field to perceive direction, altitude or location.

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Mantle (mollusc)

The mantle (also known by the Latin word pallium meaning mantle, robe or cloak, adjective pallial) is a significant part of the anatomy of molluscs: it is the dorsal body wall which covers the visceral mass and usually protrudes in the form of flaps well beyond the visceral mass itself.

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Maorichiton

Maorichiton is a defunct genus of chitons in the family Mopaliidae.

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Matthevia

Matthevia is a genus of Cambrian molluscs, perhaps related to the chitons.

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Mesochiton

Mesochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Mollusca

Mollusca is a large phylum of invertebrate animals whose members are known as molluscs or mollusksThe formerly dominant spelling mollusk is still used in the U.S. — see the reasons given in Gary Rosenberg's.

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Mopalia

Mopalia is a genus of chitons in the family Mopaliidae.

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Mopaliidae

Mopaliidae is a family of marine molluscs in the class Polyplacophora.

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Mouth

In animal anatomy, the mouth, also known as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds.

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Mucus

Mucus is a slippery aqueous secretion produced by, and covering, mucous membranes.

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Multiplacophora

Multiplacophora is a stem-group of chitons with a number of plates arranged in 7 rows along the body.

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Neontology

Neontology is a part of biology that, in contrast to paleontology, deals with living (or, more generally, recent) organisms.

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Nephridium

The nephridium (plural nephridia) is an invertebrate organ which occurs in pairs and performs a function similar to the vertebrate kidney.

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Nerita textilis

Nerita textilis, common name the textile nerite, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Neritidae.

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New Year

New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New Year's Eve

In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.

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Notoplax

Notoplax is a genus of chitons in the family Acanthochitonidae.

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Nuttallochiton

Nuttallochiton is a genus of chitons; the only one to have paired rather than fused gonads.

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Ocean

An ocean (the sea of classical antiquity) is a body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

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Olingechiton

Olingechiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Onithochiton

Onithochiton is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae, which is distributed from Australia and New Zealand to South Africa.

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Oochiton

Oochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Ordovician

The Ordovician is a geologic period and system, the second of six periods of the Paleozoic Era.

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Osphradium

The osphradium is an olfactory organ in certain molluscs, linked with the respiration organ.

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Ovoviviparity

Ovoviviparity, ovovivipary, or ovivipary, is a mode of reproduction in animals in which embryos that develop inside eggs remain in the mother's body until they are ready to hatch.

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Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Paleochiton

Paleochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Paleoloricata

The Paleoloricata are valved polyplacophora without sutural laminae or insertion plates (as found in the neoloricata).

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Parachiton

Parachiton is a genus of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Patellogastropoda

The Patellogastropoda, common name true limpets and historically called the Docoglossa, are members of a major phylogenetic group of marine gastropods, treated by experts either as a clade or as a taxonomic order.

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Pedanochiton

Pedanochiton is a Permian Neoloricate chiton.

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Pericardium

The pericardium is a double-walled sac containing the heart and the roots of the great vessels.

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Permochiton

Permochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Pharynx

The pharynx (plural: pharynges) is the part of the throat that is behind the mouth and nasal cavity and above the esophagus and the larynx, or the tubes going down to the stomach and the lungs.

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Philip Pearsall Carpenter

Philip Pearsall Carpenter Rev.

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Philippines

The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Photic zone

The photic zone, euphotic zone (Greek for "well lit": εὖ "well" + φῶς "light"), or sunlight or (sunlit) zone is the uppermost layer of water in a lake or ocean that is exposed to intense sunlight.

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Placiphorella

Placiphorella, the veiled chiton, is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs with precephalic tentacles, which are used in feeding.

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Plaxiphora

Plaxiphora is a genus of chitons in the family Mopaliidae.

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Plaxiphora egregia

Plaxiphora egregia is a distinctive chiton in the family Mopaliidae, endemic to the South Island of New Zealand, where it is uncommon.

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Polysaccharide

Polysaccharides are polymeric carbohydrate molecules composed of long chains of monosaccharide units bound together by glycosidic linkages, and on hydrolysis give the constituent monosaccharides or oligosaccharides.

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Predation

Predation is a biological interaction where a predator (a hunting animal) kills and eats its prey (the organism that is attacked).

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Protochiton

Protochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Pterochiton

Pterochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Pterygochiton

Pterygochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Radula

The radula (plural radulae or radulas) is an anatomical structure that is used by mollusks for feeding, sometimes compared to a tongue.

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Rhyssoplax

Rhyssoplax is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae, endemic to Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, and the Kermadec Islands.

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Salivary gland

The salivary glands in mammals are exocrine glands that produce saliva through a system of ducts.

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Scanochiton

Scanochiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Scanochitonidae

Scanchitonidae is an extinct family of polyplacophoran mollusc.

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Schizochiton

Schizochiton is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Schizochitonidae

Schizochitonidae is a family of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Sea snail

Sea snail is a common name for snails that normally live in saltwater, in other words marine gastropods.

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Septemchiton

Septemchiton is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Shrimp

The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary.

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Simple eye in invertebrates

A simple eye (sometimes called a pigment pit) refers to a type of eye form or optical arrangement that contains a single lens.

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Snail

Snail is a common name loosely applied to shelled gastropods.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Species

In biology, a species is the basic unit of classification and a taxonomic rank, as well as a unit of biodiversity, but it has proven difficult to find a satisfactory definition.

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Sperm

Sperm is the male reproductive cell and is derived from the Greek word (σπέρμα) sperma (meaning "seed").

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Sphincter

A sphincter is a circular muscle that normally maintains constriction of a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as required by normal physiological functioning.

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Spongioradsia

Spongioradsia is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Starfish

Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea.

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Statocyst

The statocyst is a balance sensory receptor present in some aquatic invertebrates, including molluscs, bivalves, cnidarians, ctenophorans, echinoderms, cephalopods, and crustaceans.

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Stenoplax

Stenoplax is a genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Stomach

The stomach (from ancient Greek στόμαχος, stomachos, stoma means mouth) is a muscular, hollow organ in the gastrointestinal tract of humans and many other animals, including several invertebrates.

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Subphylum

In zoological nomenclature, a subphylum is a taxonomic rank below the rank of phylum.

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Subradular organ

The subradular organ is a sensory organ below the grinding mouthparts (radula) of some molluscs, specifically the chitons.

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Subterenochiton

Subterenochiton is a genus of chitons, marine polyplacophoran molluscs, in the family Ischnochitonidae.

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Sumerian language

Sumerian (𒅴𒂠 "native tongue") is the language of ancient Sumer and a language isolate that was spoken in southern Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq).

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Sypharochiton

Sypharochiton is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae.

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The Bahamas

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago.

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Tobago

Tobago is an autonomous island within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Tom Iredale

Tom Iredale (24 March 1880 – 12 April 1972) was an English-born ornithologist and malacologist who had a long association with Australia, where he lived for most of his life.

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Tonicella

Tonicella is a genus of chitons known as the lined chitons.

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Tonicella lineata

Tonicella lineata, commonly known as the lined chiton, is a species of chiton from the North Pacific.

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Tonicia

Tonicia is a genus of chitons in the family Chitonidae.

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Trachypleura

Trachypleura is an extinct genus of polyplacophoran molluscs.

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Trinidad

Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the two major islands of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Trochophore

A trochophore (also spelled trocophore) is a type of free-swimming planktonic marine larva with several bands of cilia.

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Tunic

A tunic is any of several types of garment for the body, usually simple in style, reaching from the shoulders to a length somewhere between the hips and the ankles.

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Valve (mollusc)

A mollusc valve is each articulating part of the shell of a mollusc.

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Veliger

A veliger is the planktonic larva of many kinds of sea snails and freshwater snails, as well as most bivalve molluscs (clams) and tusk shells.

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Ventricle (heart)

A ventricle is one of two large chambers in the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.

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William Healey Dall

William Healey Dall (August 21, 1845 – March 27, 1927) was an American naturalist, a prominent malacologist, and one of the earliest scientific explorers of interior Alaska.

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Wiwaxia

Wiwaxia is a genus of soft-bodied animals that were covered in carbonaceous scales and spines.

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10th edition of Systema Naturae

The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.

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2018

2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.

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2019

2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chiton

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