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also nan·o·fos·sil  (năn′ə-fŏs′əl)
A very small fossil organism, especially one of the nannoplankton.
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Ashraf and Bhatti [19] has repoted the nanofossils from the Patala Formation and Nammal Foramtion of Khairabad area of the Salt Range.
1992, Macrofossils and nanofossils of the type locality of the Brezno Formation (Turonian-Coniacian, Bohemia).
Possible nanofossils have been discerned in a Martian meteorite, and new images of the planet's surface have strengthened the case for a watery past.