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

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

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SCHIZODONT   Descriptive of an ACTINODONT bivalve HINGE of which the individual teeth have DENTICULATED edges, with one tooth (median of LV) broad and bifid; see also: ACTINODONT; DENTITION.

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