from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Valvular.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, of or pertaining to a valve: specifically noting that view or position of a diatom in which one of the valves of the frustule is next the observer, as opposed to zonal, in which the line of union of the two valves is nearest. The position is also spoken of as vaire-view.
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