Lyopoma
Lyopomata Ly`o*po"ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to loose + ?, ?, a lid.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of brachiopods, in which the valves of shell are not articulated by a hinge. It includes the Lingula, Discina, and allied forms. [Written also {Lyopoma}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • lyopoma — ly·o·po·ma …   English syllables

  • lyopoma — ˌlīəˈpōmə Etymology: New Latin, from lyo + Greek pōma lid, operculum synonym of inarticulata …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brachiopoda — Brach i*op o*da, n. [NL., from Gr. ? arm + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of Molluscoidea having a symmetrical bivalve shell, often attached by a fleshy peduncle. [1913 Webster] Note: Within the shell is a pair of arms, often long and spirally coiled …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lyopomata — Ly o*po ma*ta, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to loose + ?, ?, a lid.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of brachiopods, in which the valves of shell are not articulated by a hinge. It includes the Lingula, Discina, and allied forms. [Written also {Lyopoma}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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