calciferous


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calciferous

[kal′sif·ə·rəs]
(biology)
Containing or producing calcium or calcium carbonate.
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Calciferous glands (difficult to see in type material; not present in comparative material, having been removed by Michaelsen (1918: 331-332) for a study with its particular description): Half-globular in 9-10; closely connected to oesophagus; dorsally and ventrally separated.
Her image was shaped from thousands of tiny pieces of smalta, calciferous glass melted in a special way.
We collected specimens in calciferous open sand steppes and in acidic open sand steppes.
Marine coatings are formulated to provide a water-resistant finish, and to resist salt, ultraviolet rays, abrasion, corrosion and the growth of fouling organisms, such as slime, vegetation, marine life and calciferous growths.
The stroma itself was myxomatous with numerous calciferous bodies and occasional ganglion cells in clusters (Figures 2 and 3).
When large amounts of calciferous amendments are applied on to soils, they influence the sorption and movement of the native cations and anions.
Chicago is no less a phenomenon of nature than is the Great Barrier Reef (a vast undersea coral polyp condominium) or limestone sediments formed by countless generations of calciferous marine organisms.