Definition of Operculated

1. Adjective. Having an operculum.

Exact synonyms: Operculate
Partainyms: Operculum, Operculum



Definition of Operculated

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Operculated

1. 1. Closed by a lid or cover, as the capsules of the mosses. 2. Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; said of shells and of fishes. Origin: L. Operculatus, p.p. Of operculare to furnish with a lid, fr. Operculum lid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Operculated

operators
operatorship
operatorships
operatory
operatour
operatours
opercele
operceles
opercle
opercula
opercular
opercular fold
opercular part
operculars
operculate
operculated (current term)
operculates
opercule
opercules
operculiferous
operculiform
operculigenous
operculitis
operculum
operculum ilei
operculums
opere citato
operetta
operettas
operettic

Literary usage of Operculated

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1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"These are, in fact, intermediate between gill- bearing aquatic snails and operculated land snails with lungs but without gills. ..."

2. Animal Life as Affected by the Natural Conditions of Existence by Carl Semper (1881)
"... Palu- dina, Anodonta, and Unio, and it is consequently superfluous to Fio. 77.—Two operculated fresh-water univalves, a, Melania ; b, ..."

3. Exotic Conchology: Or, Figures and Descriptions of Rare, Beautiful, Or by William Swainson, Sylvanus Charles Thorp Hanley (1841)
"... semble a land shell, is an operculated marine mollusc and found alive in the seas of Spain and Portugal. Should this statement prove correct, ..."

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