- of or relating to the mantle of a mollusk.
- of or relating to the cerebral cortex.
Origin of pallial
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In all the members of this family, as in the last, the pallial line of the shell is simple.The Sea Shore
William S. Furneaux
Pallial sinus: A notch or recess of the pallial line; the scar of the siphon.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold
Scurria, with pallial branchiae in a circle beneath the mantle.
Cl, Cloacal or pallial chamber of Neomeniae and Chaetoderma.
Lucina has a curious tongue-shaped doubling of the pallial impression.Illustrated Index of British Shells
George Brettingham Sowerby
- Of or relating to the cerebral cortex.
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