Definitions for veligerˈvi lɪ dʒər

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Veliger(noun)

    any larval gastropod or bivalve mollusk in the state when it is furnished with one or two ciliated membranes for swimming

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. velum a veil + gerere bear.]

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  1. Veliger

    A veliger is the planktonic larva of many kinds of sea snails and freshwater snails, marine and freshwater gastropod molluscs, as well as most bivalve molluscs and tusk shells.

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