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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

ANGULATE   Tabulate, as distinct from CONVEX; said of the whorl profile; formed with corners; angled. See also: BIANGULATE.

BIANGULATE   Having two angles. See also: ANGULATE.

PERIPHERY, ANGULATE   Having the outer whorl midway between CARINATE and ROUNDED.

SUBANGULATE   Weakly angled; OBTUSE.

TRIANGULATE   Having three sides, as in the shape of a triangle; see also: TRIGONAL.

WHORL, ANGULATE   Having the outer PERIPHERY of the whorl midway between CARINATE and rounded.

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