Definition of Planktonic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to plankton.

Partainyms: Plankton
Derivative terms: Plankton



Definition of Planktonic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to plankton. ¹

2. Adjective. Floating in the open sea rather than living on the seafloor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Planktonic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Planktonic

1. Relating to plankton;plankton-like. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Planktonic

plankings
plankless
planklike
planks
plankter
plankters
planktic
planktivore
planktivores
planktivorous
planktological
planktologist
planktologists
planktology
plankton
planktonic (current term)
planktonic algae
planktons
planktotrophic
plankway
plankways
plankwise
planless
planlessly
planlessness
planlessnesses
planned
planned economy
planned language
planned obsolescence

Literary usage of Planktonic

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Examination of the location and océanographie setting of the cores used by Ericson and Wollin (1) suggests that a planktonic foraminiferal fauna of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Examination of the location and océanographie setting of the cores used by Ericson and Wollin (1) suggests that a planktonic foraminiferal fauna of ..."

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