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Definition of Calcar

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Calcar Cal"car, n. [L. calcaria lime kiln, fr. calx, calcis, lime. See Calx.] (Glass manuf.) A kind of oven, or reverberatory furnace, used for the calcination of sand and potash, and converting them into frit. --Ure.
Calcar
Calcar Cal"car, n.; L. pl. Calcaria. [L., a spur, as worn on the heel, also the spur of a cock, fr. calx, calcis, the heel.] 1. (Bot.) A hollow tube or spur at the base of a petal or corolla. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A slender bony process from the ankle joint of bats, which helps to support the posterior part of the web, in flight. 3. (Anat.) (a) A spur, or spurlike prominence. (b) A curved ridge in the floor of the leteral ventricle of the brain; the calcar avis, hippocampus minor, or ergot.
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2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of lophobranch fishes of several species in which the head and neck have some resemblance to those of a horse; -- called also sea horse. Note: They swim slowly, in an erect position, and often cling to seaweeds by means of the incurved prehensile tail. The male has a ventral pouch, in which it carries the eggs till hatched. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A name applied to either of two ridges of white matter in each lateral ventricle of the brain. The larger is called hippocampus major or simply hippocampus. The smaller, hippocampus minor, is called also ergot and calcar.

Meaning of Calcar from wikipedia

- The calcar, also known as the calcaneum, is the name given to a spur of cartilage arising from inner side of ankle and running along part of outer interfemoral...
- A calcaneal spur is a bony outgrowth from the calcaneal tuberosity (heel bone). Calcaneal spurs are typically detected by x-ray examination. It is a form...
- Steven van Calcar (Italian: Giovanni da Calcar, Latin: Ioannes Steph**** Calcarensis) (c. 1499–1546) was a German-born Italian painter. Calcar was born...
- The calcar avis, previously known as the hippocampus minor, is an involution of the wall of the lateral ventricle's posterior cornu produced by the calcarine...
- Patiriella calcar, or Meridiastra calcar, commonly known as **** Sea Star or Cushion Sea Star or Eight-armed Sea Star, is an Australian species of sea...
- the brain of humans and other primates. Its name comes from the Latin "calcar" meaning "spur". It is a complete sulcus. The calcarine sulcus begins near...
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- Leiobunum calcar is a species of harvestman in the family Sclerosomatidae. It is found in North America. "Leiobunum calcar Report". Integrated Taxonomic...
- 2009. "The Ultimate Posting on Plug-In Hybrid Developments: Clip & Save". Calcars.org. Retrieved 17 December 2009. "Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-Cell-Prototype...
- Geesje Mesdag-van Calcar (1850–1936) was a Dutch painter. She is known for her landscape, flower, and genre paintings. Mesdag-van Calcar was born 2 July...
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