palynology

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palynology

(păl″ĭ-nŏl′-ŏ-jē) [Gr. palumein, to sprinkle, + logos, word, reason]
The study of pollens, spores, or microscopic segments of organisms present in sediments.
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palynology

the study of pollen including pollen analysis.
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