order Foraminifera


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.order Foraminifera - foraminifersorder Foraminifera - foraminifers        
animal order - the order of animals
Rhizopoda, subclass Rhizopoda - creeping protozoans: amoebas and foraminifers
foram, foraminifer - marine microorganism having a calcareous shell with openings where pseudopods protrude
family Globigerinidae, Globigerinidae - a family of protoctists
genus Globigerina - type genus of the family Globigerinidae
family Nummulitidae, Nummulitidae - a family of fossil protoctists