inequivalve


inequivalve
/in ee"kweuh valv'/, adj.
(of a bivalve mollusk) having the valves of the shell unequal in shape and size.
[1770-80; IN-3 + EQUI- + VALVE]

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  • Inequivalve — In*e qui*valve, Inequivalvular In*e qui*val vu*lar, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inéquivalve — ● inéquivalve adjectif Se dit des mollusques dont les deux valves sont différentes de forme et de dimension (huître, pecten) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • inequivalve — [in ē′kwi valv΄] adj. having the two valves of the shell unequal, as an oyster …   English World dictionary

  • inequivalve — adj. [L. in, not; aequus, equal; valva, leaf of a door] (MOLLUSCA: Bivalvia) Having one valve larger, or of a different form from the other …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • inequivalve — adjective Having valves of different sizes …   Wiktionary

  • inéquivalve — (i né kui val v ) adj. Terme d histoire naturelle. Qui est composé de valves inégales. ÉTYMOLOGIE    In négatif, et équivalve …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • inequivalve — in·equivalve …   English syllables

  • inequivalve — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inequivalvular — Inequivalve In*e qui*valve, Inequivalvular In*e qui*val vu*lar, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inechivalvă — INECHIVÁLVĂ, inechivalve, adj. (zool.; în sintagma) Cochilie inechivalvă = cochilie formată din două valve inegale. – Din fr. inéquivalve, engl. inequivalve. Trimis de valeriu, 21.07.2003. Sursa: DEX 98 …   Dicționar Român


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