Milioline tooth

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Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

MILIOLINE TOOTH - (milioline teeth); one or more inward projections of the inner portion of the chamber-wall into the aperture of milioline species. May be bar-like, spatulate, bifid, or anvil-, T-, Y-, anchor-, spur-, scoop- or spoon-shaped. A single tooth is always present primarily in an interiomarginal position; it may be accompanied by additional teeth that project from the opposite margin of the aperture, from the chamber roof or from the lateral wall.


See also


References

Hottinger (2006), Illustrated glossary of terms used in foraminiferal research. Carnets de Géologie, Memoir 2, ISSN 1634-0744

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