An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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OPISTHOGYRATE   In bivalves, having the BEAKS pointing backward or posteriorly; opposite of PROSOGYRATE; see also: ORTHOGYRATE; SPIROGYRATE.

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