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Definition of Frustule

Frustule
Frustule Frus"tule, n. [L. frustulum, dim. fr. frustum a piece: cf. F. frustule.] (Bot.) The siliceous shell of a diatom. It is composed of two valves, one overlapping the other, like a pill box and its cover.

Meaning of Frustule from wikipedia

- A frustule is the hard and porous cell wall or external layer of diatoms. The frustule is composed almost purely of silica, made from silicic acid, and...
- cell wall made of silica (hydrated silicon dioxide), called a frustule. These frustules have structural coloration due to their photonic nanostructure...
- siliceous frustules of diatoms ac****ulate in fresh and brackish wetlands and lakes. Some peats and mucks contain a sufficient abundance of frustules that they...
- blastoids), the correct word is "theca". For diatomea, the term in use is "frustule", and for radiolarians it should be "capsule". The more common word "s****"...
- General: Mastigonemes Diatoms: Frustule Brown algae: Lamina Pneumatocyst...
- thick silica frustule. Generally, the frustule will be morphologically similar to the vegetative cell, but it can differ greatly. The frustule itself may...
- Chaetoceros Chaetocerotaceae Coccolithop**** Emiliania huxleyi Eustigmatophyte Frustule Heterokont Nannochloropsis Navicula Prasinophyceae Raphidophyte Thal****iosira...
- known as diatoms construct their exoskeletons ("frustules") from silica extracted from seawater. The frustules of dead diatoms are a major constituent of deep...
- as the mechanism of formation of the amorphous silicate composing the frustule of diatoms. In the processing of dairy milk, for example during cheese...
- or agglutinations of found materials like small grains of sand and the frustules of diatoms. To regulate osmotic pressure, most freshwater amoebae have...
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