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Invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell.  Synonyms: mollusk, shellfish.

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... which have an eye identical in structure with that of the eye of vertebrates. [Footnote: The common edible scallop (Pecten maximus) has several eyes of brilliant blue and of very complex structure.] It is obvious, however, that the eye of this mollusc and the eye of the vertebrate must have developed quite independently, ages after each had been separated from the parent stock. Again, we find that in all organic evolution, infinite complexity of structure ...
— Bergson and His Philosophy • J. Alexander Gunn

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