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ben•thos



Pronunciation: (ben'thos), [key]
n.
the biogeographic region that includes the bottom of a lake, sea, or ocean, and the littoral and supralittoral zones of the shore. Also called ben'thic divi"sion, benthon'ic zone".

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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