[mes- + thermal] : deposited from warm waters at intermediate depth under conditions in the medium ranges of temperature and pressure
used of mineral veins and ore deposits
compare epithermal, hypothermal
[mesotherm + -al] : of, relating to, or living as a mesotherm

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“Mesothermal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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