coralline


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coralline

[′kär·ə‚lēn]
(invertebrate zoology)
Any animal that resembles coral, such as a bryozoan or hydroid.
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Coralline barium records temporal variability in equatorial Pacific upwelling.
into coralline hydroxyapatite (CHA), the refined material, called coralline hydroxyapatite/calcium carbonate (CHACC), has been shown to 'considerably improve' the outcome of bone grafts in 16 patients.
It was one of the first agricultural industries in Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 granite and coralline islands.
It includes essays on contributor Coralline Dupuy's French perspective on the "Irishness" of Morgan Llywelyn's Cold Places, and Aedin Clements' interpretation of the significance of the communication of Irish nationalist cultural capital to diasporic communities in the writings of Padraic Colum.
However, if the taproot cannot establish due to a thin layer of soil, such as on shallow coralline soils, the tree becomes more susceptible to blowing over (Greaves and McCarter, 1990).
Coralline hydroxyapatite bone graft substitute in hindfoot surgery.
Secondly, encrustations can also obscure superficial details and this is particularly so in chilodontids, which are frequently encrusted with sponges or coralline algal growths, in the case of sponges sometimes almost completely so (e.
Audrey suggested we took a tour in a disa - similar to a gondola - for a closer look at the towering coralline walls of Fort St Angelo and the three cities of Vittoriosa, Cospicua and Senglea.
The coralline islands are flat with elevated coral reefs at different stages of formation.
Coralline algae are the only carbonate-secreting phototrophs in this depositional system, and can sometimes produce carbonate banks up to a few metres in height.