adjective Also u·ni·valved, u·ni·val·vu·lar [yoo-nuh-val-vyuh-ler]. /ˌyu nəˈvæl vyə lər/.
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Words nearby univalve
Example sentences from the Web for univalve
The ventral surface of an univalve spiral shell is that which faces the observer when the aperture is placed towards him.
A term applied to the spire of univalve shells, or to any other prominent portion.
A term applied to the aperture of a univalve shell, when it is spread out or widened into a flat surface, or digitations.
But the limpet is univalve, and has a smooth shell; and the mussel has a united shell.
A term applied to the prominences on the columellar lip of some univalve shells, particularly in the sub-family of Volutid.