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- n. One of the muscles that open the shell of a brachiopod; a cardinal muscle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the muscles which open the shell of brachiopods; a cardinal muscle. See Illust. of brachiopoda.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which divaricates, as a muscle which causes parts to separate or recede from each other; something divellent.
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