Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The chalk-sponges, which have the skeleton composed chiefly of carbonate of lime: now generally regarded as one of two main divisions or subclasses of Spongiæ, the other being Silicea.

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Examples

  • Limestone forests occur below 1,000 m and support semi-deciduous broadleaf forest dominated by Cyclobalanopsis glauca, Cinnamomum calcarea, Ulmus parvifolia, Bridelia fordii, and Celtis spp. in moist places and Canthium dicoccum, Cornus fordii, and Sapium rotundifolium on drier, sites with shallow soils.

    Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests

  • Choose either calcarea sulph or silica according to symptoms.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • There are several homeopathic remedies to choose from: ferrum phos 6x and calcarea phos 6x as general remedies, then consider carbo veg 6th to 30th if there is weak digestion, a tendency to bloat, and flatulence.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • Homeopathic remedies include calcarea fluoride 6th, also cannabis Ind. 3rd.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • The Species used by the Scottish Cudbear makers were generally _Lecanora tartarea_ and _Urceolaria calcarea_; but the following lichens also give the purple colour on treatment with ammonia: -- _Evernia prunastri_, _Lecanora pallescens_,

    Vegetable Dyes Being a Book of Recipes and Other Information Useful to the Dyer

  • It is the predominance of certain genera and species, such as Tellina calcarea, Astarte borealis, Scalaria groenlandica, and Fusus carinatus, which satisfies the mind of a conchologist as to the arctic character of the Norwich Crag.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • The presence of Tellina calcarea, and several other northern shells, implies a climate colder than that of the present Scottish seas.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • The presence of these northern shells cannot be explained away by supposing that they were inhabitants of the deep parts of the sea; for some of them, such as Tellina calcarea and Astarte borealis, occur plentifully, and sometimes, with the valves united by their ligament, in company with other littoral shells, such as Mya arenaria and Littorina rudis, and evidently not thrown up from deep water.

    The Antiquity of Man

  • We frequently find in it much calcareous spar, or the terra calcarea aerata, which had been in a melted state by heat, and had been crystallized by congelation into a sparry form.

    Theory of the Earth~ Part 3 (historical)

  • Habitat in mari meditcrranco, caUo prope cardittetft tt injiar fnlenis inpruSa, calcarea.

    Caroli a Linné ... Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis ..

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