Definition of Nullipore

1. n. A name for certain crustaceous marine algæ which secrete carbonate of lime on their surface, and were formerly thought to be of animal nature. They are now considered corallines of the genera Melobesia and Lithothamnion.



Definition of Nullipore

1. Noun. Any of various crustaceous marine algae which secrete calcium carbonate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nullipore

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Medical Definition of Nullipore

1. A name for certain crustaceous marine algae which secrete carbonate of lime on their surface, and were formerly thought to be of animal nature. They are now considered corallines of the genera Melobesia and Lithothamnion. Origin: L. Nullus none + porus pope. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nullipore

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nullipore (current term)
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Literary usage of Nullipore

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1881)
"Several dead specimens off the north-east coast of Holy Isle, 25 fathoms, nullipore bottom. Urania anomala (Muller). Frequent along the south-west side of ..."

2. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1861)
"nullipore, the name of a division of tie coralline order of marine plants, belonging: to the ... nullipore."

3. The Coral Reefs of the Tropical Pacific by Alexander Agassiz (1903)
"thus forms a shallow sink, the outer nullipore edge forming as it were the diminutive barrier reef of a shallow and narrow lagoon on the outer part of the ..."

4. The Atoll of Funafuti: Borings Into a Coral Reef and the Results, Being the by Thomas George Bonney (1904)
"4) corresponds to our " nullipore rim," which owes its deep madder-red tint to one group of these algre. Forming a low mound which rises to a height of ..."

5. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1894)
"... are so much larger than those of a nullipore, the genus ... A Cells of a recent nullipore (Lithothamnion). x 160 d. ..."

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