micropaleontology

noun
mi·cro·pa·le·on·tol·o·gy | \-ˌpā-lē-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jē, -lē-ən-, especially British -ˌpa-\

Definition of micropaleontology 

: the study of microscopic fossils

Other Words from micropaleontology

micropaleontological \-ˌän-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ or less commonly micropaleontologic \-jik \ adjective
micropaleontologist \-ˌän-ˈtä-lə-jist, -ən- \ noun

First Known Use of micropaleontology

1883, in the meaning defined above

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