cyatholith

Cyatholith

Cy*ath"olith\ (s?-?th"?-l?th), n. [Gr. ky`aqos a cup + -lith.] (Biol.) A kind of coccolith, which in shape resembles a minute cup widened at the top, and varies in size from 1/6000 to 1/8000 of an inch.
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