Definition of Lamellibranchia

1. Noun. Oysters; clams; scallops; mussels.




Definition of Lamellibranchia

1. n. pl. A class of Mollusca including all those that have bivalve shells, as the clams, oysters, mussels, etc.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamellibranchia

Lambertia
Lambertia formosa
Lambian
Lambis
Lambl's excrescences
Lamblia intestinalis
Lambo
Lamborghini
Lamborghinis
Lambos
Lambrinudi
Lambrinudi operation
Lambrusco
Lambruscos
Lambya
Lamellibranchia
Lament.
Lamentations
Lamia
Laminariaceae
Laminariales
Lamisil
Lamium
Lamium album
Lamium amplexicaule
Lammas
Lammas Day
Lammastide
Lamna
Lamna nasus

Literary usage of Lamellibranchia

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1. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1900)
"16 ; and pro- * We have, chiefly for practical reasons, placed the lamellibranchia before the Gastropoda, because their larval forms appear to be more ..."

2. Text-book of Comparative Anatomy by Arnold Lang, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (1896)
"C. lamellibranchia. The general arrangement of the organs in the mantle cavity of the lamellibranchia lias already been described. ..."

3. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1906)
"CHAPTER V THE lamellibranchia CLASS IV.—THE lamellibranchia, BLAINVILLE ... The lamellibranchia are Molluscs with an internal and external symmetry. ..."

4. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1879)
"... Arch. Z. expér. vi. p. 128, p). v. figs. 1 & 2, St. Paul Island. lamellibranchia. Anatomical descriptions of the structure of the gills, ..."

5. Pectens by William John Dakin, Liverpool Marine Biology Committee (1909)
"... —lamellibranchia possessing gills with flat and non-reflected filaments disposed in two rows on opposite sides of the branchial axis. ..."

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