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synonyms for mollusk

  • abalone
  • clam
  • snail
  • chiton
  • cuttlefish
  • limpet
  • whelk
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Now a team has shown that oysters, mussels and other mollusks use a complex process to grow the gems that follows mathematical rules seen throughout nature.
RESEARCHERS HAVE UNLOCKED THE SECRET TO PEARLS’ INCREDIBLE SYMMETRYRACHEL CROWELLNOVEMBER 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Pearls are formed when an irritant gets trapped inside a mollusk, and the animal protects itself by building smooth layers of mineral and protein — together called nacre — around it.
RESEARCHERS HAVE UNLOCKED THE SECRET TO PEARLS’ INCREDIBLE SYMMETRYRACHEL CROWELLNOVEMBER 10, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
They also teamed up with the University of California, Irvine’s Department of Molecular and Computational Biological Sciences to breed super mollusks that reproduce prolifically, grow quickly, and have a greater Omega-3 content.
UNDERSEA VERTICAL FARMS COULD BE THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE SEAFOODMARIA FINN/HOTHOUSEOCTOBER 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
All the different types of fish I got to know extremely well, otters, even some of the mollusks.
HOW “MY OCTOPUS TEACHER” DEFIED CONVENTION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYBRANDON KEIMAPRIL 14, 2021NAUTILUS
Most importantly, mollusks are nature’s water filters, able to clean up big messes.
TO SAVE APPALACHIA’S ENDANGERED MUSSELS, SCIENTISTS HATCHED A BOLD PLANSTEPHEN ORNESJULY 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
At low tide we saw a large mollusk-shell traveling toward the shore, and wondered why such unaccustomed speed in its movements.
PETALS PLUCKED FROM SUNNY CLIMESSYLVIA SUNSHINE
The mollusk of Canada Pliocene clay has undergone no change since its first appearance upon our globe.
THE CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION, OR, SCIENTIFIC AND RELIGIOUS JOURNAL, VOLUME 1, JANUARY, 1880VARIOUS
The Chiton ruber, a jointed mollusk, was also found here, and five species of sea-anemones were counted.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
He desired the shell of the mollusk that burrowed in the cleft of the cliff.
A SINGULAR LIFEELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
He had lain there in the sand for some time, as motionless as a mollusk at low water.
A SINGULAR LIFEELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
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WORDS RELATED TO MOLLUSK

  • ear
  • mollusk
  • ormer
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