conchoidal

adjective con·choi·dal \ käŋ-ˈkȯi-dᵊl , kän- \

Definition of conchoidal

: having elevations or depressions shaped like the inside surface of a bivalve shell

conchoidally

play \käŋ-ˈkȯi-dᵊl-ē, kän-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of conchoidal

Greek konchoeidēs like a mussel, from konchē


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