hyperstrophic

adjective
hy·​per·​strophic

Definition of hyperstrophic

: characterized by a coiling of the shell to the left combined with an asymmetric arrangement of the organs like that of an individual of the same or related species with a shell coiled to the right

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History and Etymology for hyperstrophic

hyper- + Greek strophos twisted band, cord + English -ic

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“Hyperstrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperstrophic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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