Definition of Anodonta
1. Noun. Thin-shelled freshwater mussels.
Generic synonyms: Mollusk Genus
Group relationships: Family Unionidae, Unionidae
Member holonyms: Thin-shelled Mussel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anodonta
Literary usage of Anodonta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"A, Shows two conditions with B, Condition at foremost region free ^ill-axis, C, Hind region of foot in Ano- in anodonta. \donta. ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"HENRY B WARD The Heart of anodonta The action of the heart of anodonta has been fully studied by V. Willem.1 Under ordinary circumstances the heart beats ..."
3. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"At any rate they are not right and left as in anodonta. ... The shell of anodonta surpasses in size the shells of all other European fluviatile bivalves. ..."
4. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... contains carbonate of lime and does not entirely evaporate during any part of the year. anodonta and the Uniones are similar except for minor details. ..."
5. The Intellectual Observer (1865)
"There does not appear to be any oesophagus in the anodonta, the mouth opening immediately into ... Projecting "within the stomach in the anodonta and Unio, ..."
6. An Introduction to the Study of the Comparative Anatomy of Animals by Gilbert Charles Bourne (1902)
"As the anatomy of anodonta is fully described in Marshall and Hurst's ... anodonta cygnea is a bivalve mollusc living partially imbedded in mud or sand at ..."