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Calcareous

Calcareous

Chalky; relating to or containing lime or calcium, or calcific material.

Origin: L. Calcarius, pertaining to lime, fr. Calx, lime


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The Fiber Disease

... factors such as availability of space and inclination of the substrate. A skeleton of organic spongin (type of protein) fibers, or siliceous or calcareous spicules, or a combination of both provides support. They vary widely in coloration (red, orange, blue, yellow, purple, etc.) and the spicules ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Jul 22, 2006 6:16 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... Cilla, If you see this, could you give me your opinion please, or your friends? i would certainly appreciate it. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcareous

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by London
Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:23 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... metabolic activity of cyanobacterial biofilms, that leads to the biotransformation and biodecay of substrata and to severe damage essentially of calcareous substrata, helps to preserve important sites of archaeological and touristic significance as well as to improve the quality of life and the ...

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by London
Sun Jul 02, 2006 12:24 am
 
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Moluscus and Arthropods

... Most of them develop a mantle, which incloses either a branchial or a pulmonary cavity. They are generally more or less covered and protected by a calcareous shell, which may be univalve, bivalve, or multivalve. Formerly the Brachiopoda, Bryzoa, and Tunicata were united with the Lamellibranchiata ...

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by kandarp shah
Sun Jul 17, 2005 5:45 pm
 
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Moluscus and Arthropods

... Most of them develop a mantle, which incloses either a branchial or a pulmonary cavity. They are generally more or less covered and protected by a calcareous shell, which may be univalve, bivalve, or multivalve. Formerly the Brachiopoda, Bryzoa, and Tunicata were united with the Lamellibranchiata ...

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by mith
Sun Jul 17, 2005 2:10 pm
 
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