verb (used with or without object), con·vo·lut·ed, con·vo·lut·ing.
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The two first have zigzag passages; the third, channels running in convolute curves.
The passages here run in convolute curves, the one winding in a spiral to the centre, the other receding from the centre.
They resemble the Ammonites in internal structure, but instead of being spirally convolute they are merely curved like a horn.
The more decidedly convolute species with hidden spires are the Atys, Montf.
A spiral shell is said to be discoidal, when the whorls are so horizontally convolute as to form a flattened spire.