infusorial


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in•fu•so•ri•al

(ˌɪn fyʊˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-)

adj.
pertaining to, containing, or consisting of infusorians: infusorial earth.
[1840–50]
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Parts of the lake seen from a short distance appeared of a reddish colour, and this perhaps was owing to some infusorial animalcula.
The vitamin C was extracted using 0.5 g of lyophilized samples in 50 mL of oxalic acid and 0.1 g of infusorial earth, under agitation for 15 min in a horizontal agitator and filtered.
Parts of the lake seen from a short distance appeared of a reddish color, and this perhaps was owing to some infusorial animalculata." The Gaucho's explanation given by Darwin very probably refers to the "pairing" of the "father" or gypsum (Ca[SO.sub.4] x 2[H.sub.2]O) with the "mother," sodium sulphate (Na[S.sub.O4]), which produces the "son," common salt or sodium chloride (NaCl).