Structure of the coenosteum
The structure of the skeleton between corallites (thin section)
|costate||Coenosteum composed of costae (extensions of the septa beyond the wall)|
|spinose||Coenosteum composed of spines (discrete vertical rods) and vesicular dissepiments|
|vesicular||Coenosteum composed of vescicular exothecal dissepiments|
|solid||Coenosteum composed of stereome|
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