calymma

calymma

[kə′lim·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The outer, vacuolated protoplasmic layer of certain radiolarians.
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In a characteristic case between Calymma and Cos, the arbitrator swore "by Jupiter, by Lucian Apollo, and by the earth that I will judge the case joined between the parties under oath as will appear to me most just."(80) Not surprisingly, a reputation for moral excellence was the primary criterion in the selection of individuals, tribunals, or city-states as arbitrators.(81) As in domestic courts, arbitrators were not solely, or even primarily, concerned with the "facts" of the case, admitting a broad range of testimony, from the moral rectitude of the parties to considerations of equity.