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cochleate

or cochleated

[kok-lee-it, -eyt] /ˈkɒk li ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
adjective
1.
shaped like a snail shell; spiral.
Origin of cochleate
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin cochleātus spiral, equivalent to cochle(a) cochlea + -ātus -ate1
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cochleate

/ˈkɒklɪˌeɪt; -lɪɪt/
adjective
1.
(biology) shaped like a snail's shell; spirally twisted
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