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bivalve

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adjective bi·valve \ˈbī-ˌvalv\

Medical Definition of bivalve

  1. :  having or consisting of two corresponding movable pieces suggesting the shells of mollusks <a bivalve speculum> <a bivalve cast>



Variants of bivalve

also bivalved \-ˌvalvd\play

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bivalve

transitive verb bi·valve

Medical Definition of bivalve

bivalved; bivalving

  1. :  to split (a cast) along one or two sides (as to relieve pressure)





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