Definition of Infauna

1. Noun. An aquatic organism that lives within the dominant medium of its environment. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Infauna

1. fauna living on a soft sea floor [n -NAS or -NAE] : INFAUNAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Infauna

1. Aquatic animals living within the matrix of bottom sediment. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infauna

infarct
infarcted
infarction
infarctions
infarcts
infare
infares
infaring
infashionable
infatuate
infatuated
infatuates
infatuating
infatuation
infatuations
infauna (current term)
infaunae
infaunal
infaunas
infaunt
infaust
infausting
infeasibilities
infeasibility
infeasible
infeasibleness
infect
infectability
infectable
infectant

Literary usage of Infauna

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1. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of ChangeTechnology (1992)
"A multilevel corer is used for studying the depth distribution of infauna. This corer samples an area of about 1 inches square (45 cm2) to a depth of 2.4 ..."

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