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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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RESILIUM   An internal ligament, irrespective of composition ("cartilage" of earlier authors), in a resilifer and under compressional stress; see also: LITHODESMA; RESILIFER; RESILIAL PIT; RESILIAL RIDGE; TENSILIUM.

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