Definition of conchological in English:

conchological

adjective

  • See conchology

    • ‘Moreover, the species descriptions were restricted to conchological characters only, removing any inherent inequality between the roles of extant and extinct species in the analyses.’
    • ‘Anatomical data for V. sinense are lacking, but its conchological scores are identical to V multispinosum and V. asiaticum.’
    • ‘Further anatomical and conchological investigations of bivalves continued to prove useful for finding more characters.’
    • ‘Golikov & Tarobogatov place the Metoptomatidae among the Helcionellida on the basis of conchological similarity.’
    • ‘Perhaps the most interesting feature of this subclade though is not conchological, but biogeographical.’

Pronunciation

conchological

/kɒŋkəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/