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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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POSTEROVENTRAL   Being both rearward and downward; toward the rear and lower regions; see also: ANTEROVENTRAL.

POSTEROVENTRAL MARGIN   In bivalves, the posterior end of the valve margin opposite the hinge; = POSTEROBASAL MARGIN. See also: ANTEROVENTRAL MARGIN;

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