Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the character of a glochidium; being in the encysted and quasi-parasitic stage, as the larva of some lamellibranchs, known as a glochidium.

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Examples

  • The larvae pass through the veliger stage, while they are still in the marsupium and are only released after they transform into the glochidial stage.

    Mollusca

  • The larvae pass through the veliger stage, while they are still in the marsupium and are only released after they transform into the glochidial stage.

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  • The larvae pass through the veliger stage, while they are still in the marsupium and are only released after they transform into the glochidial stage.

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