calciferous


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cal·cif·er·ous

(kal-sif'er-ŭs),
1. Containing lime.
2. Producing any of the salts of calcium.
Synonym(s): calcophorous

calciferous

(kăl-sĭf′ĕr-ŭs) [″ + ferre, to carry]
Containing calcium, chalk, or lime.
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We collected the specimens in the calciferous open sand steppes (Festucetum vaginatae danubiale) in the area between the rivers Danube and Tisza and on the Small Hungarian Plain, and in the acidic open sand steppes of the Nyirseg area (Festuco vaginatae-Corynephoretum).
Prey too hard to cut with the incisor process, such as calciferous polychaete tubes, are instead crushed by the molar processes of the mandibles (Mp).
When large amounts of calciferous amendments are applied on to soils, they influence the sorption and movement of the native cations and anions.
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Chicago is no less a phenomenon of nature than is the Great Barrier Reef (a vast undersea coral polyp condominium) or limestone sediments formed by countless generations of calciferous marine organisms.
Water will transmit the X-rays--"Most of these things are swimming in water,' Matthews reminds us--and images of both carbonaceous and calciferous structures in cells could be made.
A small fragment of the oesophagus and calciferous gland of the Tritogenia crassa type specimen, kept in the Zoological Museum in Hamburg, has been found unsuitable for a revision.
Calciferous glands stalked or not, in segments 9, 10, 9-10.
Gizzard 7 Calciferous 9 9-10, paired glands dorsolaterally, large, globular Spermathecae 11/12 & 12/13, multiple Characters Tritogenia Tritogenia sulcata var.
Oesophageal gizzard 5, intestinal gizzard and calciferous glands absent.