Definition of chlamydate in English:

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chlamydate

Pronunciation: /ˈklaməˌdāt/

adjective

Zoology
Having a mantle or pallium like that of a mollusk.
Example sentences
  • The chlamydate Branchiogasteropods are usually provided with branciae, which either take the form of numerous lamellae, or of two plume-like organs, sometimes reduced to one functional gill and a rudiment of the second.

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Syllabification: chlam·y·date

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