Permo-Carboniferous

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Permo-Carboniferous

[¦pər·mō‚kär·bə′nif·ə·rəs]
(geology)
The Permian and Carboniferous periods considered as one unit.
The Permian and Pennsylvanian periods considered as a single unit.
The rock unit, or the period of geologic time, transitional between the Upper Pennsylvanian and the Lower Permian periods.
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These phases could correspond to the last pulses of the major Permo-Carboniferous glaciation.
2] levels during the Permo-Carboniferous glaciation inferred from fossil lycopsids.
6) was careful to stress that the Permo-Carboniferous glaciation 'when ice reached the tropics' .