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calotte

[kə′lät]
(biology)
A cap or caplike structure.
(invertebrate zoology)
The four-celled polar cap in Dicyemidae.
A ciliated, retractile disc in certain bryozoan larva.
A dark-colored anterior area in certain nematomorphs.

calotte

A dome, cupola, or structure of similar form, as a cup-shaped ceiling, the head of an alcove, etc.
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Mots cles : glaciologie; changement glaciaire; climat; calottes glaciaires Grinnell et Terra Nivea; ile de Baffin
Actualites Eecrit par Jamal Eddine Naji Quelle est cette folie qui a pousse ce marrakchi bien typique, avec sa calotte portee comme crete de coq, pour venir se pavaner ainsi dans nos rues, tirant derriere lui, au bout d'une ficelle deux navets, en ce dimanche de grand deuil a Derb Soltane, suite a une surprenante defaite du Raja face au Kawkab sur le score douloureux de 2 buts a zero?
In the petals, the sclerenchyma cells form a calotte on the adaxial side of the vascular bundle, arranged throughout the extension of the mesophyll (Figure 3b).
9 x 46cm, was produced under Michelangelo's direction in late 1556 or early 1557, in order for him to work through his design in relationship to the south apse as conceived and largely built by Sangallo; the carpenter(s) constructed the wood model of the calotte with some mistakes and it can also be compared further with Michelangelo's drawing in the Arezzo letter of 1 July 1557, which details the errors in the first actual masonry construction (Fig.
En pleurs, portant calotte blanche et longue barbe noire, environ 80 hommes ont quitte vendredi la prison Pul-e-Charkhi, le plus grand centre de detention d'Afghanistan, a l'est de la capitale.
The embroidered calotte fell, and, in the twinkling of an eye, he had rumpled his hair all ends up in a most extravagant manner.
Bardelli, 'Marte nel 2003-2005: la regressione della Calotte polare Sud', Astronomia, 3, 9-18 (2008)
2003) provide further tantalising evidence for a potential pre-erectine species on Java, as we do not really know what the infant calotte represents.
In the early 1730s his inner circle formed the Scherzende Gesellschaft, perhaps following the example of groups in Britain and France such as the Scriblerus Club (Swift, Arbuthnot, Pope, Gay) and the Regiment de la calotte (Grecourt, Desfontaines, Fuzelier, Piron), which had set out to ridicule various perceived aberrations in taste.
798 due to blasting operations performed at the point of calotte on the tunnel tube B when driving was carried out at the smallest distance from the building being monitored, i.