pileolus definition

  • noun:
    • In zoology and botany, somewhat pileus; some little caplike or lid-like human anatomy; especially, the receptacle of particular fungi.
    • [capitalized] A genus of gastropods of the household Neritid√¶, belonging to the O√∂lite, having no spire, the shell resembling that of a limpet.

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