shaped like a spinning-top

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  • trochiform — adj. [Gr. trochos, wheel; forma, shape] 1. Shaped like a top. 2. (MOLLUSCA: Gastropoda) In Trochidae, a flat sided conical shell, without a highly acute spire and rather flat at the base …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • trochiform — tro·chi·form …   English syllables

  • trochiform — ˈtrōkəˌfȯrm, ˈträk adjective Etymology: New Latin trochus + English iform : shaped like a top or a top shell …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limacina — Taxobox name = Limacina image width = 240px image caption = Limacina helicina regnum = Animalia subregnum = Metazoa phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Orthogastropoda superordo = Heterobranchia ordo = Opisthobranchia subordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Chytra kirki — Color drawing of apertural view of the shell of Chytra kirki shows its dirty whitish appearance Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Talopena carmesina — Taxobox name = Talopena carmesina status = regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Gastropoda subclassis = Prosobranchia ordo = Archaeogastropoda superfamilia = Trochacea familia = Trochidae genus = Talopena species = T. carmesina binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Cittarium pica — Temporal range: Pleistocene–Recent …   Wikipedia

  • Trochomorphidae — Systematik Unterklasse: Orthogastropoda Überordnung: Heterobranchia Ordnung: Lungenschnecken (Pulmonata) Unterordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shapes and Resemblance — This assortment of 370 adjectives all refer in some way to the form or shape of things. Some are more geometrically descriptive than others, while a number of terms refer to animal forms or shapes of obscure objects. Certain adjectives for shapes …   Phrontistery dictionary

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