Definitions for "Coccolith"
One of a kind of minute, calcareous bodies, probably vegetable, often abundant in deep-sea mud.
a single disc-like plate which is secreted by the algal organism and held in combination with several other, sometimes varying shaped plates by an organic coating to form the coccosphere
The calcite plate of a coccolithophore that makes up the Chalk of the hills
A small marine photosynthetic foram found only in warm, low-latitude waters.