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.
The soils are fertile, especially at lower altitudes, because the crumbling substance originating from the calciferous bedrock (diabase-rich or siliceous rocks, i.
And in Springs and Rocks, 1995, twelve jagged, calciferous stones quarried from the hole-riddled bedrock upon which much of Paris sits (in places unstably) were each bolted to a spring cable so that they dangled nearly to the floor like antitrophies (a negation of the apostles, the months in the calendar, the notes in an octave, the sign of the zodiac, and so on), as if playing an underworld role opposite Solarium's materialization of warmth.
It has been shown at Biosphere 2 that such changes lead to a reduction in carbonate fixation among calciferous organisms like corals: doubling the C[O.
My brother and I used to collect these calciferous remnants of sea creatures long, long past in sandwich bags and try to sell them to the next-door neighbours for two pence a throw.
We collected specimens in calciferous open sand steppes and in acidic open sand steppes.
We learned very quickly that we were blessed with the same soils that are in the grape growing areas of France, calciferous limestone soil," Wayne says.
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).