Sinupalliate Si`nu*pal"li*ate, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a pallial sinus. See under {Sinus}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sinupalliate — adj. [L. sinus, curve; pallium, mantle] (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) Having a pallial sinus or recess in the posterior part of the pallial impression due to the retraction of the siphons …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sinupalliate — sinupallˈial /sī nū / or sinupallˈiate adjective (of certain bivalve molluscs) having an indented pallial line for the retraction and expansion of the pallial siphons • • • Main Entry: ↑sinus …   Useful english dictionary

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