calotte


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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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Adding insult to injury, the new capomaestro's error in the construction of the calotte, or vauk of the south apse, was discovered between 23 April and 4 May 1557, when the masonry may have been close to the summit.
Employing the geometrical relationships for the circular disk and for spherical calotte by known geometries and employing the known relationships from plasticity theory for stresses and strains is determined the minimum energy [U.
Syndrome de la calotte du pedoncule cerebral: les troubles psycho-sensoriles dans les lesions du mesencephale.
1-6); calotte white O Body light yellow to deep buff; Gordionus lineatus (Leidy 1851) areoles closely opposed without intervening spaces, having a tendency to group themselves in longitudinal rows in males (sexual dimorphism); hairline extending beyond point of bifureation of tail lobes (Fig.
Finally, we used a titanium mesh to restore the integrity of the middle cranial fossa and the temporal calotte.
It is said, however, that from the position in which the father's body was found, that he was on his knees when he was decapitated; this is why one of those who found him took his calotte [skull cap], saying that, as poor as he was, he would not give it up for a thousand ecus.
robustus by its lack of a dark ring behind the calotte (the anterior tip of the body), its paler white or off-white coloration (G.
And Istanbul is seen as "una densa doratura di luce" (a dense embellishment of light) that makes "la citta brulicante" (the swarming city) bright and glossy, "lucida delle calotte e irta dei minareti" (with its clear domes and bristling minarets).
During processing micro-craters appear on the surface, having the shape of spherical calotte.
De Lauzon writes "The French and Canadians wished to keep for themselves all else that belonged to him," and admits that he had clipped a small piece from the calotte for use in his own devotions.