Definition of Hermatypic

1. Adjective. (marine biology) Of a coral that is a species that builds coral reefs ¹



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Definition of Hermatypic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hermatypic

hermaean
hermai
hermaphrodeities
hermaphrodeity
hermaphrodite brig
hermaphrodite brigs
hermaphrodites
hermaphroditisms
hermaphrodyte
hermaphrodytes
hermatypic (current term)
hermeneut
hermeneutic
hermeneutic circle
hermeneutical
hermeneutically
hermeneutician
hermeneuticians
hermeneutics
hermeneuts
hermes
hermetic
hermetic seal
hermetic seals
hermetical

Literary usage of Hermatypic

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1. Global Environmental Risk by Jeanne X. Kasperson, Roger E. Kasperson (2001)
"The hermatypic or "hard corals" (called reef,building species) and certain ... The polyps of hermatypic corals contain symbiotic algae (zooxanthellae) that ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"In the hermatypic colonial coral Pocillopora damicornis (Linnaeus) (Recent: Pacific), fasciculi cover both the basal and mural surfaces of the cup-shaped ..."

3. Oil Spill Dispersants: Efficacy And Effects by National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Dodge, RE., SC Wyers, HR Frith, AH Knap, SR. Smith and TD Sleeter. 1984. Effects of oil and oil dispersants on the skeletal growth of the hermatypic coral ..."

4. Adventure Guide Honduras & the Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos (2006)
"... from cementation processes and the skeletal construction of hermatypic corals, calcareous algae, and other calcium carbonate-secreting organisms. ..."

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