schizodont hinge
(Class Ostracoda):
Entomodont hinge in which the anterior and anteromedian elements are bifid, and the posterior element is bifid or crenulate (Family Schizocytheridae only) [Cohen, Peterson, and Maddocks, in press].

Crustacea glossary. . 2011.

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  • hinge — (Class Ostracoda): Complementary interlocking articulatory structures on inner dorsal margin of valves. See: ADont hinge, merodont hinge, lophodont hinge, pentodont hinge, holomerodont hinge, antimerodont hinge, entomodont hinge, gongylodont… …   Crustacea glossary

  • bivalve — bivalvular /buy val vyeuh leuhr/, adj. /buy valv /, n. 1. Also called lamellibranch. Zool. any mollusk, as the oyster, clam, scallop, or mussel, of the class Bivalvia, having two shells hinged together, a soft body, and lamellate gills. adj. 2.… …   Universalium

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