macrofauna

noun
mac·​ro·​fau·​na | \ ˈmak-rō-ˌfȯn-ə, -ˌfän- How to pronounce macrofauna (audio) \

Medical Definition of macrofauna

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

Other Words from macrofauna

macrofaunal \ -​ᵊl How to pronounce macrofauna (audio) \ adjective

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“Macrofauna.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macrofauna. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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