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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It differs from all of them by the more anterior dorsal pore (4/5 vs 6/7-9/10) and the free calciferous lamellae of segment 13 (absent).
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).
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.
Some calciferous irrigated soils also contain large concentrations of calcium carbonate (CAC[O.sub.3]) or soil inorganic carbon content, as much as 1.2 Mg C/ha 10 cm of soil depth for each 1% of CaC[O.sub.3] present.
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.
Very sensitive are calciferous organisms such as mussels, because the formation of their shells becomes more difficult at a lower pH value.
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.