Definition of Coralline. Meaning of Coralline. Synonyms of Coralline

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Definition of Coralline

Coralline
Coralline Cor"al*line (? or ?), a. [Cf. L. corallinus coralred.] Composed of corallines; as, coralline limestone.
Coralline
Coralline Cor"al*line, n. [Cf. F. coralline.] 1. (Bot.) A submarine, semicalcareous or calcareous plant, consisting of many jointed branches. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Formerly any slender coral-like animal; -- sometimes applied more particulary to bryozoan corals.

Meaning of Coralline from wikipedia

- Coralline means 'resembling coral' and may refer to: Coralline algae, or corallines, red algae that produce calcareous deposits Less commonly, organisms...
- Coralline algae are red algae in the order Corallinales. They are characterized by a thallus that is hard because of calcareous deposits contained within...
- to late Miocene. The oldest exposed rock layer of Malta is the Lower Coralline Limestone Formation (Maltese: Żonqor), which is of Chattian age (~28–23...
- are typical of benthic (bottom-dwelling) foraminifera, echinoderms, and coralline algae. Aragonite skeletal grains are typical of molluscs, calcareous green...
- skeletons look similar to reef corals. Therefore, demosponges are also called coralline sponges. The Demospongiae have an ancient history. The first demosponges...
- Coralline rock is a type of rock formed by the death of layers of coralline algae. It is visually quite bright like the algae, and is often desired as...
- Odondebuenia balearica, the Coralline goby, is a species of goby native to the Mediterranean Sea where it prefers coralline areas at depths of from 20...
- The Coralline Oolite Formation is a limestone formation of Oxfordian (Upper Jur****ic) age, found in the Cleveland Basin of North Yorkshire, England. The...
- The Coralline Crag Formation is a geological formation in England. It is a series of marine deposits found near the North Sea coast of Suffolk and characterised...
- Artedius corallinus, the coralline sculpin, is a species of marine ray-finned fish belonging to the family Cottidae, the typical sculpins. It is found...