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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.

palynology

the study of pollen including pollen analysis.
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are severely under-represented palynologically, and are unlikely to be recognized in pollen diagrams located away from prehistoric sites (Bottema 1992).
Other Carpathian cave sites have palynologically more recent occupations (for example, Bordul Mare, Curata de Nandru, Spurcata, Hotilor and Gura Chei), during the warmer last glacial Nandru and Obaha stages, contemporary with the upper levels of Cioarei cave (Carciumaru 1989; Honea 1986; 1900).
Geological evidence of a palynologically defined cooling in southeastern Canada at 10 000-8 000 [sup.