Incrustation (biology)

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Incrustation (here: deposition of calcium carbonate through calcite precipitation) on plants of the Canadian waterweed ; This process can often be observed even more clearly in candelabrum algae

As encrustation , and encrustation is called in biology:

A distinction is made between this and the acrustation . These are deposits of water-insoluble, lipophilic material on cell wall layers , with no structural substance ( cellulose ) being embedded in them.