Lamellibranchiate
Lamellibranchiate Lam`el*li*bran"chi*ate, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having lamellar gills; belonging to the Lamellibranchia (also called Pelecypoda). -- n. One of the Lamellibranchia (also called Pelecypoda). [1913 Webster]

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  • lamellibranchiate — adj. [L. lamella, small plate; Gr. branchia, gills] (MOLLUSCA) With plate like gills that are bilaterally symmetrical; bilaterally compressed, symmetrical body …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • lamellibranchiate — la·mel·li·bran·chi·ate …   English syllables

  • lamellibranchiate — adjective or noun see lamellibranchia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dimya — Dim y*a, Dimyaria Dim y*a ri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? = ? + ? to close.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of lamellibranchiate mollusks having an anterior and posterior adductor muscle, as the common clam. See {Bivalve}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimyaria — Dimya Dim y*a, Dimyaria Dim y*a ri*a, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? = ? + ? to close.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of lamellibranchiate mollusks having an anterior and posterior adductor muscle, as the common clam. See {Bivalve}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heterorhabdic — adj. [Gr. heteros, different; rhabdos, rod] (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) Pertaining to plicate lamellibranchiate gill in which the filament in the bottom of the depression between two successive plicae is longer than the other filaments; see homorhabdic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • EU — EU; Eu; eu·arc·tos; eu·as·ca·les; eu·ascomycetes; eu·as·co·my·cet·i·dae; eu·ascomycetous; eu·aster; eu·bacteria; eu·bac·te·ri·a·les; eu·bacterium; eu·ba·sid·i·ae; eu·ba·sid·ii; eu·bo·ic; eu·branchipus; eu·bryales; eu·caine; eu·cai·rite;… …   English syllables

  • eulamellibranchiate — eu·lamellibranchiate …   English syllables

  • 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

  • pseudolamellibranchiate — pseu·do·lamellibranchiate …   English syllables

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