What is uncoiled?

  • (adj): No longer coiled.
    Synonyms: straight

Some articles on uncoiled:

Ammonoidea - Shell Anatomy and Diversity - Variations in Shape
... Some species' shells are even initially uncoiled, then partially coiled, and finally straight at maturity (as in Australiceras) ... These partially uncoiled and totally uncoiled forms began to diversify mainly during the early part of the Cretaceous and are known as heteromorphs ...

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