adjective sym·phy·note \ˈsim(p)fəˌnōt\

Definition of symphynote

  1. :  having the valves cemented together at the back the symphynote shells of some freshwater mussels

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Origin and Etymology of symphynote

Greek symphyēs grown together (from symphyesthai to grow together) + nōton back — more at symphysis

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