bivalve vs lamellibranch what difference

what is difference between bivalve and lamellibranch

English

Etymology

bi- (two) +‎ valve

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaɪvælv/

Noun

bivalve (plural bivalves)

  1. Any mollusc belonging to the taxonomic class Bivalvia, characterized by a shell consisting of two hinged sections, such as a scallop, clam, mussel or oyster.
  2. (botany) A pericarp in which the seed case opens or splits into two parts or valves.

Derived terms

  • bivalvate

Coordinate terms

  • univalve

Related terms

  • univalve

Translations


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bi.valv/

Noun

bivalve m (plural bivalves)

  1. bivalve

Further reading

  • “bivalve” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Noun

bivalve m (plural bivalvi)

  1. bivalve

Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • bivalvo

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: bi‧val‧ve
  • Rhymes: -alvɨ, -awvi

Noun

bivalve m (plural bivalves)

  1. bivalve (any mollusc in the class Bivalvia)


English

Noun

lamellibranch (plural lamellibranchs)

  1. any marine or freshwater bivalve mollusk, of the class Lamellibranchia or Bivalvia; includes the clams, scallops and oysters

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