\ˌantɪpjˈɒnɪn], \ˌantɪpjˈɒnɪn], \ˌa_n_t_ɪ_p_j_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_n]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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- A genus of small Foraminifera, which live abundantly at or near the surface sea. Their dead shells, falling to bottom, make up large part soft mud, generally found in depths below 3,000 feet, and called globigerina ooze. See Illust. Foraminifera. glob-i-je-r[=i]'na, n. a genus typical of GlobigerinidÃ¦, pelagic family foraminifers.