Umbilical canal system

From Foraminifera
Jump to: navigation, search


  • according to Hottinger (2006):

UMBILICAL CANAL SYSTEM - umbilical interlocular space transformed into tubular cavities by various skeletal elements and chamber wall extensions (folia). Commonly modified by local resorption to create a network of communications between the tubular cavities.

See also


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

                                     | Foraminifera  |  FORAM-Links | Contributors |