Asiphonate

A`si´phon`ate


a.1.(Zool.) Destitute of a siphon or breathing tube; - said of many bivalve shells.
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Particle sorting and formation and elimination of pseudofeces in the bivalves Mulina edulis (siphonate) and Mytilus chilensis (asiphonate).
Particle sorting and formation and elimination of pseudofaeces in the bivalves Mulinia edulis (siphonate) and Mytilus chilensis (asiphonate).