calcareous foraminifera

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English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Foraminifera — Fo*ram i*nif e*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. foramen, aminis, a foramen + ferre to bear.] (Zo[ o]l.) An extensive order of rhizopods which generally have a chambered calcareous shell formed by several united zooids. Many of them have perforated walls,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foraminifera — Taxobox name = Foraminifera fossil range = fossil range|600 image width = 200px image caption = Live Ammonia tepida (Rotaliida) domain = Eukaryota regnum = Rhizaria superphylum = Retaria phylum = Foraminifera phylum authority = d Orbigny, 1826… …   Wikipedia

  • Foraminifera — A subclass of Rhizopoda possessing anastomosing pseudopodia; these form a network around the cell which usually develops into a complex calcareous shell; an important component of the ocean bottom and of rockbeds overlying oil deposits. [L.… …   Medical dictionary

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