FOSSIL By N., Sam M.S. - 7 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 Comparison of Assessment Tools CREATIVITY TESTS NECROMANIA (literally, mania for the dead) DEHYDRATION REACTION OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHIATRY (Industrial Psychiatry) DARWIN, CHARLES ROBERT TOBACCO ANTISOCIAL REACTION A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FOSSIL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fossil/ (accessed August 10, 2022).