Foraminifer



[fawr-uh-min-uh-fer, for-] /ˌfɔr əˈmɪn ə fər, ˌfɒr-/

noun, plural foraminifers, foraminifera
[fuh-ram-uh-nif-er-uh] /fəˌræm əˈnɪf ər ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
any chiefly marine protozoan of the sarcodinian order Foraminifera, typically having a linear, spiral, or concentric shell perforated by small holes or pores through which pseudopodia extend.
/ˌfɒrəˈmɪnɪfə/
noun
1.
any marine protozoan of the phylum Foraminifera, having a shell with numerous openings through which cytoplasmic processes protrude Often shortened to foram See also globigerina, nummulite

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