Microfauna meaning

mīkrō-fônə
Microscopic or very small organisms, such as protozoans, that live in soil or benthic sediments.
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Minute, esp. microscopic, fauna.
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The animals of a given microhabitat.
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Microscopic or very small organisms, such as protozoans, that live in soil or benthic sediments.
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The smallest of the faunal size divisions, including mainly microorganisms but also sometimes applied to the tiniest species of animal groups such as ticks, insects, etc.
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Origin of microfauna

  • From micro- (“small, tiny") +"Ž fauna (“animals").

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