/ˈmækroʊfɔnə/ (say 'makrohfawnuh)

small animal organisms found in the soil or at the bottom of bodies of water, measuring at least 1 mm in length and measured in centimetres rather than in microscopic units. Compare microfauna.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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