Definition of Inequivalve

1. a. Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster.



Definition of Inequivalve

1. Adjective. (zoology of the shells of a bivalve mollusc) Having valves of different sizes ¹

2. Noun. Any bivalve mollusc whose valves are of different sizes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Inequivalve

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Inequivalve

1. Having unequal valves, as the shell of an oyster. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inequivalve

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Literary usage of Inequivalve

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1. The Popular Encyclopedia: Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences by Daniel Keyte Sandford, Thomas Thomson, Allan Cunningham (1836)
"Adherent, inequivalve ; !>• ,ik. very large, conical, divergent, .... inequivalve, transverse, gaping at both end* ; left valve with a vertical, ..."

2. An Illustrated Introduction to Lamarck's Conchology: Contained in His by Edmund A. Crouch (1827)
"Shell inequivalve, externally striated ; the striae longitudinal, ... Shell inequivalve, suborbicular, lower valve almost flat, perforated in the internal ..."

3. The Conchologist by John Warren (1834)
"Shell inequivalve, suborbicular, lower valve almost flat, perforated in the internal ... Shell suborbicular, inequivalve, without any apparent hinge; ..."

4. Elements of Natural History: Adapted to the Present State of the Science by John Stark (1828)
"Shell inequivalve, with the valves elevated and conical, ... Shell inequivalve, striated exteriorly, the striae longitudinal and radiated; ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"Shell very inequivalve, thick, free o: fixed by apex of right valve, ... Pedal, orifice small, siphons long, united in great part; shell inequivalve, ..."

6. The Conchologist's Text-book: Embracing the Arrangements of Lamarck and by Thomas Brown, William MacGillivray (1853)
"inequivalve, with two horns; the disks of the valves elevated, conical, and unequal, ... Generic Character—Shell inequivalve, striated externally, ..."

7. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"Shell inequivalve. Ligament internal. Corbula. Pandora. ... Shell irregular, inequivalve. A single cardinal tooth, which U oblique and ..."

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