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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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Term Definition

PARIVINCULAR   Longitudinally elongated type of bivalve LIGAMENT, located posterior to beaks and comparable to cylinder split on one side with several edges attached respectively along dorsal margin of two valves; see also: ALIVINCULAR; DUPLIVINCULAR; MULTIVINCULAR.

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