[ shtahyn-kern, -kurn, stahyn- ]
/ ˈʃtaɪnˌkɛrn, -ˌkɜrn, ˈstaɪn- /
the fossilized outline of a hollow organic structure, as a skull or a mollusk shell, formed when mud or sediment consolidated within the structure and the structure itself disintegrated or dissolved.
Words nearby steinkern
Origin of steinkern
Also called endocast.
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