homeodeltidium
n. [Gr. homoios, like; 4th letter, delta; dim. thyrion, door]
(BRACHIOPODA)
A convex triangular plate closing most or only the apical part of the delthyrium.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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