Bio stromal


noun Geology.
a bedded, blanketlike sedimentary deposit of organic origin built by marine organisms and including shell beds, flat reefs, and corals.

1930–35; bio- + Greek strôma layer, bed; see stroma

biostromal, adjective Unabridged
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biostrome (ˈbaɪəˌstrəʊm)
a rock layer consisting of a deposit of organic material, such as fossils
[C20: from bio- + Greek strōma covering]

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