eozoon

noun eo·zo·on \ˌēəˈzōˌän\

Definition of eozoon

plural

eozoons

\-nz\ or

eozoa

\-ōə\
  1. :  a banded arrangement of various ophicalcites associated with the Grenville series of Canada and formerly regarded as the remains of an animal (Eozoon canadense) related to the existing Foraminifera

eozoonal

\¦ēə¦zōənəl\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of eozoon

New Latin, from eo- + -zoon


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