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microfauna

[ mahy-kroh-faw-nuh ]
/ 藢ma瑟 kro蕣藞f蓴 n蓹 /
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noun, plural mi路cro路fau路nas, mi路cro路fau路nae [mahy-kroh-faw-nee]. /藢ma瑟 kro蕣藞f蓴 ni/. (used with a singular or plural verb)
Biology. microscopic animals.
Ecology. the fauna of a microhabitat.
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Origin of microfauna

First recorded in 1900鈥05; micro- + fauna

OTHER WORDS FROM microfauna

mi路cro路fau路nal, adjective
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