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o·per·cu·late

 (ō-pûr′kyə-lĭt) also o·per·cu·lat·ed (-lā′tĭd)
adj.
Having an operculum.

o·per′cu·late′ (-lāt′, -lĭt) n.

o•per•cu•late

(oʊˈpɜr kyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt)

also o•per′cu•lat`ed,



adj.
having an operculum.
[1765–75]
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2b, 3b, 4b); operculate gills subtriangular and translucent, only with a gray minute mark on base (Figs.
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Except for the two operculate Ampullariidae (Pulmonata) Lanistes varicus (Muller) and Lanistes ovum Peter, the larvae attacked all other freshwater snails species collected at the respective sites for maintenance of our laboratory cultures.
Beauv Palynomorph: Areolate with medium scabrae-type, Spheroidal, Annulate, operculate, annulate, annulus reduced, annulus 3(mu)m in diameter, 0.