FOSSIL By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms ANIMAL BEHAVIOR KATASCXUALITY OFFSPRING VISUAL FORM AGNOSIA BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY TASKS ORGANISM SPORT BEHAVIORAL SPECIALIZATION ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM (ER) ARTIFICIAL SELECTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOSSIL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fossil/ (accessed October 19, 2021).