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

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HINGE, TRANSPOSED   Condition in which certain hinge teeth present in one valve occupy positions of teeth usually found in the other (= TRANSPOSED HINGE TOOTH). See: Van der Schalie, H. 1936. Transposed hinge teeth of North American naiades. Nautilus 49(3):79-84.

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