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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

MUSCLE SCAR, ADDUCTOR   The imprint, on the interior of a bivalve shell, created by the attachment of the ADDUCTOR MUSCLE. See illustration: Composite Bivalve.

See: Bivalve terminology, Anatomy of bivalves by Marlo Krisberg.

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