protegulum


protegulum
n. [L. pro, before; tegulum, roof]
(BRACHIOPODA)
The embryonic shell of organic material secreted simultaneously by both mantles.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • brephic — adj. [Gr. brephos, embryo] 1. Pertaining to an early stage of development. 2. (BRACHIOPODA) The juvenile stage in shell development after protegulum, shown by presence of growth lines; from neanic shells, distinguished by absence of radial… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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