CONTEMPLATIF

\kˈɒntɪmplˌatɪf], \kˈɒntɪmplˌatɪf], \k_ˈɒ_n_t_ɪ_m_p_l_ˌa_t_ɪ_f]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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globigerina

  • A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of Globigerinidæ, pelagic family foraminifers.
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