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The operculum, meaning little lid, is a corneous or calcareous structure which exists in some groups of marine, freshwater, but not in terrestrial snails or gastropods. It is present in most but not all gastropods that have...
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In biology, operculum has been used to describe several different anatomical features, in animals, in humans and even in plants. The following list gives some of the uses of the term:
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operculum n. , pl. -la or -lums . A lid or flap covering an aperture, such as the gill cover in some fishes or the horny shell cover in snails or
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Operculum (fish) The operculum of a bony fish is the hard bony flap covering and protecting the gills ... What is the function of the operculum on a fish? ...
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The result is a concentric operculum with the oldest part in the center. The operculum is only enforced with a calcium layer in the genus Pila, the other ...
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Information about operculum in the free online English dictionary and ... operculum - a hard flap serving as a cover for (a) the gill slits in fishes or ...
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Definition of operculum from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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What is operculum? Meaning of operculum medical term. What does operculum mean? ... dental operculum the hood of gingival tissue overlying the crown of an ...
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Morphology of a bony fish: finned vertebrate animal with skin covered with scales. ... Operculum: pair of rigid plates covering and protecting the gills of a fish. ...
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... unitunicate asci, which lack a specialized operculum or cap that opens to permit ... a special lid or cap (operculum) that opens to permit spore discharge ...
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Pronunciation of operculum. operculum synonyms. operculum usage examples and operculum quotes. ... opercula -·la (-lə) or operculums -·lums ...
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Britannica online encyclopedia article on operculum (zoology), ...to low-frequency sound. Also unique to lissamphibians is the columella-opercular complex, a pair ...
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A study of the gastropod operculum ... The. Humble. Operculum. • Click on thumbnail for a larger image and to view the host shell ...
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operculum ... Operculum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ... The operculum of a bony fish is the hard bony flap covering and protecting the gills. ...
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