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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

ELONGATE   Lengthened; extended in one dimension. Illustration: Solen sp. See also: ENSIFORM; LINGUIFORM.
See other bivalve shapes.
Photo: Tagelus divisus (Spengler, 1794)

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

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