<marine biology> A tribe of bivalve mollusks, characterised by the closed state of the mantle which envelops the body. The ship borer (Teredo navalis) is an example.

Origin: NL, fr. L. Inclusus, p. P. Of includere to shut in.

(19 Mar 1998)

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