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hypolimnion

Saltos de línea: hypo|lim¦nion
Pronunciación: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)ˈlɪmnɪən
 
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Definición de hypolimnion en inglés:

sustantivo (plural hypolimnia /-nɪə/)

The lower layer of water in a stratified lake, typically cooler than the water above and relatively stagnant.
Example sentences
  • MeHg accumulated in the hypolimnion of Lake 240 when oxygen was present.
  • The mean acoustic size of rising bubbles decreased in the hypolimnion but increased in the epilimnion.
  • Both ponds are dystrophic, surrounded by extensive mats of Sphagnum, and stratified in summer with anoxic hypolimnia.

Origen

early 20th century: from hypo- 'below' + Greek limnion (diminutive of limnē 'lake').

Words that rhyme with hypolimnion

epilimnion

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