Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

phanero-

Visible.

[Greek phaneros, visible, evident.]

The Phanerozoic (Greek zōion, animal) is the aeon in which animal fossils are known, the whole of time since the beginning of the Cambrian period; a phanerocrystalline mineral is one in which the constituent minerals can be seen by the naked eye; phanerogam is an old-fashioned term for a spermatophyte, a plant of a large division comprising those that bear seeds, including the gymnosperms and angiosperms.

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