macrobenthos

noun
mac·​ro·​benthos | \ "+\

Definition of macrobenthos

: the relatively large organisms living on or in the bottom of bodies of water

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Other Words from macrobenthos

macrobenthic \ "+ \ adjective

First Known Use of macrobenthos

1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macrobenthos

macr- + benthos

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