1. used of mollusks having two shells (as clams etc.)
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How To Use bivalved In A Sentence

  • Of the rest, some are bivalved and some univalved; and by ‘bivalves’ I mean such as are enclosed within two shells, and by The History of Animals
  • The seed, reniform in shape, is bivalved, and constitutes about two-thirds of the bulk of the entire plum, and the inner kernel two-thirds the bulk of the seed. Scientific American Supplement, No. 365, December 30, 1882
  • One of these is the bivalves (sometimes called pelecypods or lamellibranchs), an important group of bivalved molluscs familiar to all from the numerous shells that litter beaches.
  • * The Pittosporum angustifolium we also recognised here, loaded with its singular orange-coloured bivalved fruit. Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2
  • This type of ornamentation is often found in crustaceans including Daphnia, many species of ostracodes, and other Cambrian bivalved arthropods such as Isoxys.
  • This makes brachiopods look superficially like bivalved molluscs (clams, oysters, etc.)
  • They are characterized by a single, pseudobivalved shell which enclosed the mantle and muscular foot.
  • Bradoriids are small bivalved arthropods, historically considered to be the oldest members of the Ostracoda.
  • The carapace of cladocerans covers the throrax/abdomen but not the head, and is folded down the midline giving them a bivalved appearance.
  • Their bodies are completely enclosed in a calcified, bivalved carapace which is hinged dorsally. Crustacea
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