Calcigerous Cal*cig"er*ous, a. [L. calx, calcis, lime + -gerouse.] Holding lime or other earthy salts; as, the calcigerous cells of the teeth. [1913 Webster]

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  • calcigerous — adjective Containing lime …   Wiktionary

  • calcigerous — Producing or carrying calcium salts. [calcium + L. gero, to bear] * * * cal·cig·er·ous (kal sijґər əs) [calci + L. gerere to bear] producing or carrying calcium salts …   Medical dictionary

  • calcigerous — calcigˈerous adjective Containing lime • • • Main Entry: ↑calcium …   Useful english dictionary

  • -gerous — ger*ous [L. ger, fr. gerere to bear, carry. See {Jest}.] A suffix signifying bearing, producing; as, calcigerous; dentigerous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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