palus definition

  • noun:
    • A vertical pillar along the inner septal margin of a coral.
    • a tiny plain (when compared with mare) on top of a planet or satellite.
    • one of the upright thin calcareous procedures which surround the main the main calicle of particular corals.
    • In corals, one of several laminæ or plate-like processes which offer up through the bottom of a coralite toward calice; an extension from the internal edge of certain septa to or toward the columellar area or axis for the visceral chamber.

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