bathylimnion

noun

bathy·​limnion
¦bathə̇ +
plural bathylimnia
: the deeper part of the hypolimnion distinguished by rather constant rates of heat absorption at different depths compare clinolimnion

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from bathy- + -limnion

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“Bathylimnion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathylimnion. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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