crystalline style

noun
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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystalline%20stylet. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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