bi·​o·​herm | \ ˈbīōˌhərm\
plural -s

Definition of bioherm

: a body of rock built up by or composed mainly of sedentary organisms (such as corals, algae, or mollusks) and enclosed or surrounded by rock of different origin — compare biostrome

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Other Words from bioherm

biohermal \ ¦⸗⸗¦hərməl \ adjective

History and Etymology for bioherm

bi- + Greek herma sunken rock, reef

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