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macrofauna

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noun mac·ro·fau·na \ˈmak-rō-ˌfȯn-ə, -ˌfän-\

Medical Definition of macrofauna

  1. :  animals large enough to be seen by the naked eye <aquatic macrofauna>—compare microfauna

macrofaunal \-əl\play adjective



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