Definition of lamellibranch in English:
Another term for bivalve.
- One of these is the bivalves (sometimes called pelecypods or lamellibranchs), an important group of bivalved molluscs familiar to all from the numerous shells that litter beaches.
- These two groups differ in that the branches of the ctenida are connected only by ciliary junctions in filibranchs whereas lamellibranchs have tissue connecting the branches of the ctenida.
Definition of lamellibranch in:
- US English dictionary
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