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Definition of 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
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
in intertidal marine snails during
low tide, and this also enables operculate freshwater
and land snails
to survive periods
and dry weather...
- 7 are terrestrial pulmonates other
than stylommatophorans, and 8 are operculates
(formerly "prosobranchs", molluscs
with an operculum, a group
- Ser**** vermicularis, known
by common names including
tubeworm, fan worm, plume
worm or red tube worm, is a species
that can be grouped
into the broad categories
or inoperculate. Operculate discharge involves
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
the term inaperturate covers
a wide range
- as poricidal
dehiscence. The pore may have a cover
(operculate poricidal dehiscense
dehiscence) that is referred
to as an operculum
- Science. 8: 108–114. Seaver
FJ. (1942). The North American
). Hafner Publishing
C. New York. 377 p. Dennis
RWG. (1978). Bristish...
- sometimes known
as the river snails
snails, are a family
of large operculate freshwater
snails, aquatic gastropod
mollusks. This family
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