Pseudolamellibranchia

plural noun
Pseu·​do·​lamellibranchia | \ "+ \

Definition of Pseudolamellibranchia

in some classifications
: an order of Lamel libranchia comprising bivalve mollusks (as scallops, pearl oysters, true oysters) having gills with interfilamentary and interlamellar junctions poorly developed, the mantle edges entirely open, and the anterior adductor muscle usually wanting

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Other Words from Pseudolamellibranchia

pseudolamellibranchiate \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pseudolamellibranchia

New Latin, from pseud- + Lamellibranchia

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“Pseudolamellibranchia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pseudolamellibranchia. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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