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mantle

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine

in A Dictionary of Biology

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199204625
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191726507
mantle

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The fold of skin covering the dorsal surface of the body of molluscs, which extends into lateral flaps that protect

Reference Entry.  48 words. 

Subjects: Biological Sciences

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