Difference between revisions of "xenomorphism"

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|etymology=Greek <i>xenos</i>, stranger; <i>morphe</i>, form
 
|etymology=Greek <i>xenos</i>, stranger; <i>morphe</i>, form
|definition=([[Mollusca]]: [[Bivalvia]]) Sculpture in the umbonal region of the unattached valve that resembles the substratum on which the attached valve was fixed.
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|definition=([[Mollusca]]: [[Bivalvia]]) Sculpture in the [[umbonal region]] of the unattached [[valve]] that resembles the [[substratum]] on which the attached [[valve]] was fixed.
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Revision as of 23:42, 13 September 2013

xenomorphism (noun; Greek xenos, stranger; morphe, form): (Mollusca: Bivalvia) Sculpture in the umbonal region of the unattached valve that resembles the substratum on which the attached valve was fixed.