Definitions for "Body Fossil"
Any direct evidence of ancient life as represented by bodily remains. Includes actual or altered body parts (such as bone), impressions of any body part (skin, muscles, feathers), and eggs (which are body parts of embryos). Bone Biomineralized skeletal tissue in vertebrates composed of dahllite but often in combination with softer organic tissue in varying proportions. Can be either cancellous (“spongy” or low-density) or compact (high-density).
Part of the actual remains of an animal such as a tooth or bone material. Occasionally mummified skin or tissue may be a body fossil.
a part of (or in some cases the entire) body of the creature