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The two first have zigzag passages; the third, channels running in convolute curves.
The passages here run in convolute curves, the one winding in a spiral to the centre, the other receding from the centre.
They resemble the Ammonites in internal structure, but instead of being spirally convolute they are merely curved like a horn.
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The more decidedly convolute species with hidden spires are the Atys, Montf.
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A spiral shell is said to be discoidal, when the whorls are so horizontally convolute as to form a flattened spire.
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Orbicular, convolute, shewing no trace of spire externally; interior divided into cells spirally arranged.
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Those which are symmetrically convolute, as the Nautilacea and the Ammonacea, which are spiral; 2nd.
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The ventral part of the whorls of symmetrical convolute shells, is the inner part, that which is nearest to the spire.
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In symmetrical convolute univalves, is one placed near the inner edge of the whorls.
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Stamens 5, as many as the deciduous petals, these mostly convolute in the bud.

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