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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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Some problems concerning stratigraphic subdivision of Estonian late glacial sediments on the basis of palynologic data.
The oldest palynologic record of cerrado flora, found in the Brazilian Central Plateau, dates back approximately 32,000 years B.P.
In addition, palynologic analysis reveals the presence of land spores, acritarchs, chitinozoans, and scolecodonts.