Lipocephala Lip`o*ceph"a*la (l[i^]p`[-o]*s[e^]f"[.a]*l[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. lei`pesqai to be lacking + kefalh` head.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Lamellibranchia}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lipocephala — see Bivalvia Class, Mollusca …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • bivalves — n., n. pl. [L. bis, two; valvae, a folding door] A class of marine, estuarine or freshwater bivalve mollusks, in which the body is enclosed within two calcareous valves, or shells; other names for this class are Acephala, Conchifera, Pelecypoda,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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