conchiform definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a conch.
    • formed like half of a bivalve shell; shell-shaped.
  • others:
    • Shell-shaped; especially, shaped like one device of a bivalve layer; particularly, in entomology, semicircular and concavo-convex, given that tegulæ or wing-covers in many Hymenoptera. Additionally conchate.

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