n. [Gr. mys, muscle; pherein, to bear]
(MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia)
A spoon- or sickle-shaped structure beneath the beak on the interior of the shell; functioning as a place of attachment for certain muscles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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