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English translation: foraminifera/foraminifers/forams

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Spanish term or phrase:foraminiferos
English translation:foraminifera/foraminifers/forams
Entered by: liz askew
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19:02 Nov 5, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Geology / geological report
Spanish term or phrase: foraminiferos
foraminiferos
lbotto
Local time: 08:10
foraminifera/foraminifers/forams
Explanation:
Foraminifera
Foraminifera or foraminifers or forams (for short) generally very common in marine post-Palaeozoic rocks. They are quite easy to get out of soft rocks such ...
www.hull.ac.uk/php/chsmjh/forams.htm - 7k - Cached - Similar pages
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liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:10
Grading comment
Thank you Liz
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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foraminifera/foraminifers/forams


Explanation:
Foraminifera
Foraminifera or foraminifers or forams (for short) generally very common in marine post-Palaeozoic rocks. They are quite easy to get out of soft rocks such ...
www.hull.ac.uk/php/chsmjh/forams.htm - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

liz askew
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 281
Grading comment
Thank you Liz

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Will Matter: Agree with 'foraminifera'. Haven't we done this one before? Seems familiar, somehow.
13 mins
  -> Not as far as I am aware :-) Thank you!

agree  David Brown: I know them as "forams" a type of microorganism
17 mins
  -> Lucky you, David :-) I just quoted all three, as they all seem acceptable:-)

agree  kironne
9 hrs
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