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calcareous

 [kal-kar´e-us]
pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kā'rē-ŭs),
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

/cal·car·e·ous/ (kal-kār´e-us) pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.

calcareous

[kalker′ē·əs]
Etymology: L, calcar, spur
pertaining to calcium or lime.

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

Chalky. Containing, or pertaining to, calcium or lime.

calcareous

  1. pertaining to organisms growing on a substrate containing calcium carbonate such as limestone grassland, chalky soil.
  2. containing lime or calcium carbonate.

calcareous

chalky

cal·car·e·ous

(kal-kar'ē-ŭs)
Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium.
[L. calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. calx, lime]

calcareous

pertaining to or containing lime; chalky.
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Figure 3 shows the calcareous deposit from a view beneath the pipe.
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The researchers were therefore surprised to discover that foraminiferan tests sampled from the Challenger Deep contained calcareous components, including the dissolved remnants of coccoliths, the calcium carbonate plates of tiny algae called coccolithophores, and planktonic foraminiferan test fragments.
Long-term preservation of calcareous cysts in anoxic areas is not likely; whereas, cysts with a sporopollenin-type wall (e.
These calcareous fens are surrounded by sedge meadows, seeps, and lower quality fens.
Calcite, dolomite, and total calcite equivalent contents of calcareous samples were determined by the rate of C[O.
The research was carried out with a phosphoric calcareous substance rich in calcium and energy, which--administered in small doses--improves the organic balance of chickens and stimulates them to lay eggs.
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