microplankton

[ mahy-kroh-plangk-tuhn ]

noun
  1. plankton visible as individual organisms only with the aid of a microscope, which excludes most animal plankton.

Origin of microplankton

1
First recorded in 1900–05; micro- + plankton

Words Nearby microplankton

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