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In a coiled gastropod (Gastropoda), applied to the condition in which the outer whorls embrace the inner ones so that the latter are nearly or partly invisible. In nautiloid cephalopods (Nautiloidea) this type of coiling is sometimes called ‘nautilicone’.


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