Definitions for veligerˈvi lɪ dʒər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ve•li•gerˈvi lɪ dʒər(n.)
a larval stage of certain mollusks, intermediate between the trochophore and the adult form.
Origin of veliger:
any larval gastropod or bivalve mollusk in the state when it is furnished with one or two ciliated membranes for swimming
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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