Meaning of globigerina

glo•big•er•i•na

Pronunciation: (glō-bij"u-rī'nu, -rē"-), [key]
— pl. -nas, -nae
  1. any marine foraminifer of the genus Globigerina, having a calcareous shell, occurring either near the surface of the sea or in the mud at the bottom.
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