Hypozoic Hy`po*zo"ic, a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. zo^,on an animal.] (Geol.) Anterior in age to the lowest rocks which contain organic remains. --Lyell. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypozoic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+|zōik adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hypo + zoic : lying under the fossiliferous systems …   Useful english dictionary

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