Pore plate

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Fig. 1. The pore and its organic constituents. A: a pore in an inner chamber covered by an outer whorl, according to Leutenegger (1977), schematic, not to scale.; (Hottinger, 2006; fig. 20)[1] CC/BY-NC-SA)


Definition

  • according to Hottinger (2006):

PORE PLATE [pore sieve-plate] is a minute, microperforated, more or less calcified disk located in the pore tubulus at the level of a distinct constriction which reflects the position of the primary organic sheet (median layer).





See also


References

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

Leutenegger (1977),Ultrastructure de Foraminifères perforés et imperforés ainsi que de leur symbiotes, Cahiers de Micropaléontologie, Paris, fasc. 3-1977, 52 p. + 54 pls.


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