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aeroplankton
The atmospheric equivalent to oceanic plankton, the term literally means "air wanderer" because aeroplankton, tiny plants, animals, and bacteria that live by eating, excreting, and even reproducing in the air are always at the mercy of the wandering wind.
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aeroplankton (noun) (singular and plural)
1. An organism or a substance that is carried by air, e.g., bacterium, pollen grain, etc.
2. Those organisms freely suspended in the air and dispersed by wind; aerial plankton.
3. A collective name for all the forms of minute or tiny organic life drifting in the air.
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