Definición de corallite en inglés:


Saltos de línea: cor¦al|lite
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒrəlʌɪt


  • 1The cup-like calcareous skeleton of a single coral polyp.
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    • If I were to look at photographs of the deep structure of this piece, I'd see down into the level of the skeleton of each coral polyp, the corallite.
    • The fine skeletal structures of the corallites are typically obliterated; skeletons are composed of fine to coarse, neomorphic calcite.
    • Daughter corallites possess relatively large diameters from the beginning, along with a robust colonial pattern.
  • 1.1A fossil coral.


early 19th century: from Latin corallum 'coral' + -ite1.

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