Origin of foraminifer
OTHER WORDS FROM foraminiferfo·ram·i·nif·er·al, fo·ram·i·nif·er·ous, adjective
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His work in this field culminated in his monograph of Foraminifera, issued by the Ray Society in 1857.
The work on Foraminifera became one of the most important in Williamson's career.
But by far the most abundant marine organisms were the foraminifera which flourished in the warm seas in countless myriads.
We do not know the rate at which the Foraminifera accumulate calcareous mud.The Story of the Earth and Man|J. W. Dawson
The Foraminifera are sometimes named Reticularia, because their pseudopodia interlace.Stories of the Universe: Animal Life|B. Lindsay