\mˈiːdɪəs dˈɪd͡ʒɪtəs], \mˈiːdɪəs dˈɪd‍ʒɪtəs], \m_ˈiː_d_ɪ__ə_s d_ˈɪ_dʒ_ɪ_t_ə_s]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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  • 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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