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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

ELLIPTICAL   Like an ellipse or flattend oval; see also: ELONGATE ELLIPTICAL.
See other bivalve shapes

ELONGATE ELLIPTICAL   A basically ELLIPTICAL shape that has been elongated; like a flattened oval.
See other bivalve shapes.

SUBELLIPTICAL   [need definition]. See other bivalve shapes.

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