Multispiral
Multispiral Mul`ti*spi"ral, a. [Multi- + spiral.] (Zo["o]l.) Having numerous spiral coils round a center or nucleus; -- said of the opercula of certain shells. [1913 Webster]

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  • multispiral — MULTISPIRÁL, Ă adj. cu mai multe spirale. (< engl. multispiral) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • multispiral — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • multispiral — adj. [L. multus, many; spira, a coil] With numerous whorls …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • multispiral — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • multispiral — adjective Having many closely spaced spirals (usually of an operculum). See Also: paucispiral, unispiral …   Wiktionary

  • multispiral — mul·ti·spiral …   English syllables

  • multispiral — “+ adjective : having several whorls * * * adj. * * * multispīˈral adjective Having many coils • • • Main Entry: ↑multi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Operculum (gastropod) — Gastropod shell of the freshwater snail Viviparus contectus with corneous operculum in place …   Wikipedia

  • Turritella — Tur ri*tel la, n. [NL., dim fr. L. turris tower.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any spiral marine gastropod belonging to {Turritella} and allied genera. These mollusks have an elongated, turreted shell, composed of many whorls. They have a rounded aperture, and a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calliostoma tigris tigris — Taxobox name = Calliostoma tigris tigris image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda ordo = Archaeogastropoda familia = Calliostomatidae genus = Calliostoma species = C. tigris subspecies = C. tigris tigris trinomial …   Wikipedia

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