ventricose shell

noun

1
: a spiral shell having the body whorls rounded or swollen in the middle
2
: a bivalve shell in which the valves are strongly convex

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“Ventricose shell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ventricose%20shell. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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