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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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ANTEROVENTRAL   Being both forward and downward; toward the front and lower regions; see also: POSTEROVENTRAL.

ANTEROVENTRAL MARGIN   In bivalves, the anterior end of the valve margin opposite the hinge; See also: POSTEROVENTRAL MARGIN;

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