deltidial plates
(BRACHIOPODA)
A plate or pair of plates growing medially from the margin of the delthyrium, almost or completely closing it.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • deltidial plates — noun see deltidium …   Useful english dictionary

  • henidium — n. [Gr. dim. henos, one] (BRACHIOPODA) Deltidial plates that lose the line of fusion during growth …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pedicle collar — (BRACHIOPODA) The two deltidial plates curved around the pedicle base, may or may not be fused …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”