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Adjective: univalve  'yoo-ni,valv
  1. (zoology) used of mollusks, especially gastropods, as snails etc.
Noun: univalve  'yoo-ni,valv
  1. A class of mollusks typically having a one-piece coiled shell and flattened muscular foot with a head bearing stalked eyes
    - gastropod, gasteropod [archaic]

Derived forms: univalves

See also: single-shelled

Type of: mollusc, mollusk, shellfish

Antonym: bivalve

Part of: class Gasteropoda, class Gastropoda, Gasteropoda, Gastropoda

Encyclopedia: Univalve