adj. [Gr. ankylos, hooked; eidos, shape]
Shaped like the patelliform shell of the fresh-water limpet-like Ancylus , with the apex strongly directed anteriorly.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • ancyloid — ancyloid, a. rare 0. (ˈænsɪlɔɪd) [f. prec. + oid.] ‘Resembling a clasp, noose or hook.’ Syd. Soc. Lex. 1879 …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.