Definition of Coccolith. Meaning of Coccolith. Synonyms of Coccolith

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Definition of Coccolith

Coccolith
Coccolith Coc"co*lith, n. [Gr. ? a grain, seed + -lith.] (Biol.) One of a kind of minute, calcareous bodies, probably vegetable, often abundant in deep-sea mud.

Meaning of Coccolith from wikipedia

- Coccoliths are individual plates of calcium carbonate formed by coccolithop****s (single-celled algae such as Emiliania huxleyi) which are arranged around...
- uncertain function called coccoliths, which are also important microfossils. However, there are Prymnesiophyceae species lacking coccoliths (e.g. in genus Prymnesium)...
- Globorotalia continuosa. N 14 – Miocene (Tortonian): Globorotalia nepenthes. Coccoliths are founded up to 250 meters below the ocean floor, the drilling area...
- carbonate deposited by the s**** of marine invertebrates, prin****lly coccoliths), found in the upper Cretaceous of Western Europe. The name Cretaceous...
- marine conditions from the gradual ac****ulation of minute calcite s**** (coccoliths) shed from micro-organisms called coccolithop****s. Flint (a type of chert)...
- phytoplankton covered with uniquely ornamented calcite disks called coccoliths. Individual coccoliths are abundant in marine sediments although complete coccospheres...
- motile, autotrophic phytoplankton that produce CaCO3 plates, known as coccoliths, as part of their life cycle. In the Black Sea, the main period of coccolithop****...
- Lenticulina, Nodosaria, Rhabdammina, Spirillina and Spirophthalmidium. Coccoliths are founded up to 250 meters below the ocean floor, the drilling area...
- body-coccoliths covering the entire cell and a partial outer layer of larger exothecal coccoliths. They primarily differ in their exothecal coccoliths, these...
- are cold. Calcium carbonate contributors, including plankton (such as coccoliths and planktic foraminifera), coralline algae, sponges, brachiopods, echinoderms...
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