micropaleontology


mi·cro·pa·le·on·tol·o·gy

noun \-ˌpā-lē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jē, -lē-ən-, especially British -ˌpa-\

Definition of MICROPALEONTOLOGY

:  the study of microscopic fossils
mi·cro·pa·le·on·to·log·i·cal \-ˌän-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also mi·cro·pa·le·on·to·log·ic \-jik\ adjective
mi·cro·pa·le·on·tol·o·gist \-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ən-\ noun

Origin of MICROPALEONTOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1883

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