Anaptichi
Anaptychus An*ap"ty*chus, n.; pl. {Anaptichi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? unfolding; ? back + ? to fold.] (Paleon.) One of a pair of shelly plates found in some cephalopods, as the ammonites. [1913 Webster]

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  • Anaptychus — An*ap ty*chus, n.; pl. {Anaptichi}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? unfolding; ? back + ? to fold.] (Paleon.) One of a pair of shelly plates found in some cephalopods, as the ammonites. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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