What does nidamental mean?

nidamental in AZ Dictionary

(a) regularly explain an interior organ, in some elasmobranchs and molluscs, that secretes egg cases and/or gelatinous covering of eggmass.
(a) Of, regarding, or bearing, eggs or egg capsules. See Illust. of dibranchiata.
Protective of eggs, embryos, or young; covering or containing these types of items; secreting an egg-case or pill: therefore, a bird's nest is nidamental according to the eggs and younger.

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  • Cross Reference for "nidamental"
    • nidamental ribbon, nidamental glands, nidamental capsule
  • Variant for "nidamental"
    • dibranchiata
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