benthic

[ben-thik]
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adjective

of or relating to a benthos.
of or relating to a benthon.

Nearby words

  1. bentham,
  2. bentham, jeremy,
  3. benthamic,
  4. benthamism,
  5. benthamite,
  6. benthon,
  7. benthonic,
  8. benthos,
  9. bentinck,
  10. bentinck, william

Also ben·thal, ben·thon·ic [ben-thon-ik] /bɛnˈθɒn ɪk/.

Origin of benthic


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Science definitions for benthic

benthic

[bĕnthĭk]

Relating to the bottom of a sea or lake or to the organisms that live there.
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