crystalline style

variants: or crystalline stylet

Definition of crystalline style

: a long cylindrical or tapered translucent gelatinous rod in the digestive tract of many bivalve mollusks

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First Known Use of crystalline style

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Crystalline style.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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