byssal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

byssus +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

byssal (not comparable)

  1. (malacology) Of or pertaining to the byssi, filaments secreted by certain bivalves
    the byssal threads

Derived termsEdit

  • byssally

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 01:47