FOSSIL

the name that is given to the remains of a long dead plant or animal that has been preserved in rock. The organism is fossilised and sometimes turned to stone.

FOSSIL: "A fossil of a dinosaur was found in north America."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOSSIL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fossil/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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