adductor impression

noun

: one of the scars on the valve of a bivalve shell marking the attachment of the adductors

Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adductor impression was in 1849

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“Adductor impression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adductor%20impression. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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