lowmoor peat

lowmoor peat . Peat occurring on low-lying moors or swamps and containing little or no sphagnum. Its moisture is standing surface water and is low in acidity. Mineral matter and nitrogen content is high compared to highmoor peat; cellulose content is low. Cf: highmoor peat; planar peat; topogenous peat. Syn: fen peat.

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conchiolin (con-chi-o'-lin). A fibrous protein, C3H48N9O11, that constitutes the organic basis of most mollusk shells; e.g. the material of which the periostracum and organic matrix of the calcareous parts of a mollusk shell are composed. Syn: conchyolin.


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