noun, plural glo·big·er·i·nas, glo·big·er·i·nae [gloh-bij-uh-rahy-nee, -ree-] /gloʊˌbɪdʒ əˈraɪ ni, -ˌri-/.
- globigerina ooze,
- globoid cell leukodystrophy
Origin of globigerina
Examples from the Web for globigerina
The shells accumulate at the bottom of moderately deep seas to form “Globigerina ooze” and are preserved thus in the chalk.
It is probably a developmental phase of Globigerina, a, Orbulina shell; b, Globigerina shell.
Chalk is well known to consist largely of foraminiferal shells, mostly vitreous, like the north Atlantic globigerina ooze.
It is called Globigerina, and some specimens of chalk consist of little else than Globigerin and granules.
It is called Globigerina, and some specimens of chalk consist of little else than Globigerinæ and granules.