Thesaurus / ovate
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Jugular pores ovate, about half as broad as the ovate cardinal pores and twice as broad as the small cervical pores.

The nest was ovate, about an inch and a half long, with a tier of cells internally, originating from a common pedicle.

Peristome with nine ovate blunt feet, which are as long as the cephalis, little curved and convergent.

Head rather large, ovate; neck short and thick; body full and compact.

Head elongated, but broad behind; muzzle long and pointed; ears of moderate size, ovate and rather pointed.

Shell subspherical, spiny, with slight sagittal stricture and ovate internal ring.

Cephalis very small, ovate, with a conical, straight horn three times the length.

It has very much the aspect of P. islandicusunequal ears and an ovate form.

The Sea-beach at Ebb-tideAugusta Foote Arnold

Basal ring violin-shaped, with ten to twelve flat lamellar, vertically descending feet, about as long as the ovate sagittal ring.

Shell rough, ovate, very thick-walled, with three distinct strictures.

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