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lysocline

[ lahy-suh-klahyn ]
/ ˈlaɪ səˌklaɪn /
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noun Oceanography.
the depth of the ocean at which the solubility of calcium carbonate increases substantially.
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Origin of lysocline

First recorded in 1965–70; lyso- + cline
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