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nannofossil

[nan-uh-fos-uh l] /ˌnæn əˈfɒs əl/
noun
1.
any fossil so small that it is near or below the limit of resolution of a light microscope.
Origin of nannofossil
1965-1970
1965-70; nanno- + fossil
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  • In the future, graphic displays of foraminiferal and nannofossil abundance and diversity curves will be available to the public.

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