Fissurella
Fissurella Fis`su*rel"la, n. [NL., dim. of L. fissura a fissure.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; -- called also {keyhole limpet}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Fissurella — Fissurella, so v.w. Spaltschnecke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • fissurella — fis·su·rèl·la s.f. TS zool. mollusco del genere Fissurella diffuso nelle Indie Occidentali e lungo le coste americane del Pacifico | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia dei Fissurellidi {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1875. ETIMO: dal lat. scient.… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Fissurella — noun type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets • Syn: ↑genus Fissurella • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Fissurellidae, ↑family Fissurellidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fissurella — Fis·su·rel·la (fis″ə relґə) the keyhole limpets, a genus of snaillike marine gastropods of the subclass Streptoneura, order Aspidobranchiae. See keyhole limpet hemocyanin, under hemocyanin …   Medical dictionary

  • fissurella — fis·su·rel·la …   English syllables

  • Fissurella apertura — noun marine limpet having a conical shell with an opening at the apex • Syn: ↑keyhole limpet, ↑Diodora apertura • Hypernyms: ↑limpet • Member Holonyms: ↑Fissurella, ↑genus Fissurella …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rimella fissurella — Taxobox name = Rimella fissurella fossil range=Paleocene Oligocene image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Orthogastropoda superordo = Caenogastropoda ordo = Sorbeoconcha subordo = Hypsogastropoda… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Fissurella — noun type genus of the family Fissurellidae: keyhole limpets • Syn: ↑Fissurella • Hypernyms: ↑mollusk genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Fissurellidae, ↑family Fissurellidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • keyhole limpet — Fissurella Fis su*rel la, n. [NL., dim. of L. fissura a fissure.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of marine gastropod mollusks, having a conical or limpetlike shell, with an opening at the apex; called also {keyhole limpet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Фиссурелла — (Fissurella) род брюхоногих моллюсков (Gasteropoda) из отряда переднежаберных (Prosobranchiata), принадлежащий к семейству Fissurellidae в подотряде Diotocardia. Раковина Ф. симметричная, конусообразная или шапочковидная, с овальным контуром, без …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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