Deltidium
Deltidium Del*tid"i*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. de`lta, the letter [Delta].] (Zo["o]l.) The triangular space under the beak of many brachiopod shells. [1913 Webster]

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  • deltidium — n.; pl. tidia, [Gr. 4th letter Δ, delta; idion, dim.] (BRACHIOPODA) A plate that closes off the delthyrium, in some forms there are two plates; also called pseudodeltidium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • deltidium — del·tid·i·um …   English syllables

  • deltidium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • deltidial — (ˈ)del|tidēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin deltidium + English al : of, relating to, constituting, or functioning as a deltidium …   Useful english dictionary

  • pseudodeltidium — |sü(ˌ)dō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pseud + deltidium : deltidium 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • delthyrium — n.; pl. ria [Gr. 4th letter, delta; thyrion, door] (BRACHIOPODA) The central triangular notch in the ventral valve, open to the hinge line; facilitating the passage of the pedicle; usually closed off from the hinge plate by the deltidium;… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseudodeltidium — see deltidium …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pseu — pseu·da·le·tia; pseu·do; pseu·do·aconine; pseu·do·aconitine; pseu·do·adiabatic; pseu·do·aethalium; pseu·do·allele; pseu·do·alum; pseu·do·aquatic; pseu·do·benthonic; pseu·do·benthos; pseu·do·boleite; pseu·do·branch; pseu·do·bran·chus;… …   English syllables

  • pseudodeltidium — pseu·do·deltidium …   English syllables

  • deltidial plates — noun see deltidium …   Useful english dictionary

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