Pallial

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pallial (Zoöl) Of or pertaining to a mantle, especially to the mantle of mollusks; produced by the mantle; as, the pallial line, or impression, which marks the attachment of the mantle on the inner surface of a bivalve shell. See Illust. of Bivalve.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pallial Of or pertaining to a mantle or pallium.
    • pallial Specifically, in conchology, pertaining to the pallium or mantle of a mollusk.
    • pallial Relating to the pallium or cerebral cortex.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pallial pal′i-al pertaining to a pallium
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pallium, a mantle. See Pall

Usage

In literature:

Cl, Cloacal or pallial chamber of Neomeniae and Chaetoderma.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 2" by Various
Median pallial nerve of dorsal lobe of mantle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Posteriorly the mantle forms a large pallial lobe under the pallial aperture.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 5" by Various
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