Definition of Operculate. Meaning of Operculate. Synonyms of Operculate

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Definition of Operculate

Operculate
Operculate O*per"cu*late, Operculated O*per"cu*la`ted, a. [L. operculatus, p. p. of operculare to furnish with a lid, fr. operculum lid.] 1. (Bot.) Closed by a lid or cover, as the capsules of the mosses. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Having an operculum, or an apparatus for protecting the gills; -- said of shells and of fishes.

Meaning of Operculate from wikipedia

- important in intertidal marine snails during low tide, and this also enables operculate freshwater and land snails to survive periods of drought and dry weather...
- 7 are terrestrial pulmonates other than stylommatophorans, and 8 are operculates (formerly "prosobranchs", molluscs with an operculum, a group that primarily...
- Ser**** vermicularis, known by common names including the calcareous tubeworm, fan worm, plume worm or red tube worm, is a species of segmented marine...
- mechanisms that can be grouped into the broad categories of operculate or inoperculate. Operculate discharge involves the complete or incomplete detachment...
- consists of ten segments, some of which may be obscured by a large pair of operculate gills, a thoracic shield (expanded part of the prothorax) or the developing...
- Botanical Magazine Tokyo. 52: 357–63. Eckblad FE. (1968). "The genera of the operculate discomycetes". Nytt Magasin for Botanik. 15 (1–2): 1–191 (see p. 99)....
- present). The aperture may have a lid (operculum), hence is described as operculate. However the term inaperturate covers a wide range of morphological types...
- as poricidal dehiscence. The pore may have a cover (operculate poricidal dehiscense or operculate dehiscence) that is referred to as an operculum or it...
- Science. 8: 108–114. Seaver FJ. (1942). The North American cup-fungi (Operculates). Hafner Publishing C. New York. 377 p. Dennis RWG. (1978). Bristish...
- sometimes known as the river snails or mystery snails, are a family of large operculate freshwater snails, aquatic gastropod mollusks. This family is cl****ified...
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