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- adj. Having unequal sides; unsymmetrical or lopsided
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having unequal sides; unsymmetrical; unequal-sided.
- adj. Having the two ends unequal, as in the clam, quahaug, and most lamellibranch shells.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not equilateral; having unequal sides: as, an inequilateral triangle.
- In conchology, specifically, having the anterior and posterior ends of each valve, as divided by an imaginary vertical line from the umbones, unequal.
- In Foraminifera, not having the convolutions of the shell in the same plane, but obliquely wound around an axis.
- In botany, unsymmetrical from the greater development of one side, as the leaves of Begonia, the elm, etc.
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These are cordate at their base and mainly inequilateral, but the general shape varies to a considerable extent.
The = spores = are sub-elliptical, sometimes inequilateral, and measure from 8 -- 12 × 4 -- 6 µ.
Under the microscope they are yellowish, oval or short oblong, often inequilateral, 6 -- 8 × 4 -- 5 µ.
The = spores = are black in mass (with a suggestion of a purple tinge), oval to broadly elliptical, inequilateral, pointed at each end, echinulate, or minutely tuberculate, 8 -- 11 × 6 -- 8 µ.
The = spores = are wood brown in color, oval to short elliptical and inequilateral 6 -- 8 × 4 -- 5 µ.
The spores are white, nearly ovoid, but inequilateral and somewhat reniform, continuous, 7 -- 9 × 5 -- 6 µ.
"Shell inequivalve and nearly inequilateral; free or adherent resting on one valve; beaks central, straight ligament internal; muscular impression single and behind the centre; hinge usually without teeth."
-- (Fig. 207.) Shell orbicular, inequilateral, with radiating sulci, becoming
-- N.S. -- (Fig. 198.) Shell large, rather thick, compresed, sub-inequilateral, radiating striae coarse and very numerous; transversely marked
Shell rather small, but thick at the umbo; triangular, rather inflated; inequilateral; rounded anteriorly, and posteriorly it is produced.