chondrophore

noun
chon·​dro·​phore
plural -s

Definition of chondrophore

: a cavity or process that supports the internal hinge cartilage of the shell of a bivalve mollusk

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History and Etymology for chondrophore

chondr- + -phore

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“Chondrophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chondrophore. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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