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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

TAENIOGLOSSATE   A type of RADULA structure consisting of a central RACHIDIAN tooth, a LATERAL lateral tooth, and a pair of MARGINAL teeth (e.g., members of the Cypraeidae and Cymatiidae). This condition is referenced by the RADULA FORMULA: 2+1+R+1+2

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