How to use Dentalium in a sentence

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  • This is not always the case with Lamellibranchs; there is in the group a tendency for the corresponding edges of the mantle-skirt to fuse together by concrescence, and so to form a more or less completely closed bag, as in the Scaphopoda (Dentalium).

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  • A similar modification of the velum occurs in Dentalium and in Myzomenia among the Amphineura.

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  • An additional class was instituted for the reception of Dentalium and its few allies, and for this class Bronn's name Scaphopoda was used.

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  • At first supposed to be tubicolous Annelids, Dentalium and its allies were afterwards placed among the Gastropoda, to which recent authorities consider them to be closely related.

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