bathylimnion

noun
bathy·​limnion | \ ¦bathə̇ + \
plural bathylimnia

Definition of bathylimnion

: the deeper part of the hypolimnion distinguished by rather constant rates of heat absorption at different depths — compare clinolimnion

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“Bathylimnion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bathylimnion. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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