Definition of Lithodomus

1. n. A genus of elongated bivalve shells, allied to the mussels, and remarkable for their ability to bore holes for shelter, in solid limestone, shells, etc. Called also Lithophagus.



Medical Definition of Lithodomus

1. A genus of elongated bivalve shells, allied to the mussels, and remarkable for their ability to bore holes for shelter, in solid limestone, shells, etc. Synonym: Lithophagus. These holes are at first very small and shallow, but are enlarged with the growth of the shell, sometimes becoming two or three inches deep and nearly an inch diameter. Origin: NL. See Lithodome. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lithodomus

lithobilic
lithobilic acid
lithocarp
lithocarps
lithocholic
lithocholic acid
lithocholic acid 6 beta-hydroxylase
lithochromatics
lithoclast
lithoclasts
lithocyst
lithocysts
lithodome
lithodomes
lithodomous
lithodomus (current term)
lithoed
lithofacies
lithofellic
lithofellic acid
lithofracteur
lithogenesis
lithogenesy
lithogenic
lithogenous
lithoglyph
lithoglyphs
lithoglyptics
lithograph
lithograph machine

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