bathyhypesthesia bath·y·hyp·es·the·sia (bāth’ē-hĭp’ĭs-thē’zhə)
The impaired sensitivity of muscular tissues and other deep structures.
adjective (of an organism) living in the depths of lakes and marshes
the measurement of the depths of oceans, seas, or other large bodies of water. the data derived from such measurement, especially as compiled in a topographic map. Historical Examples bathymetry, bath-im′et-ri, n. the science of measuring the depth of seas and lakes. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun measurement of […]
pertaining to or living in the bathyal region of an ocean. adjective of, relating to, or inhabiting the lower depths of the ocean between approximately 1000 and 4000 metres
- Bathypelagic zone
bathypelagic zone bathypelagic zone (bāth’ə-pə-lāj’ĭk) A layer of the oceanic zone lying below the mesopelagic zone and above the abyssopelagic zone, at depths generally between about 1,000 and 4,000 m (3,280-13,120 ft). The bathypelagic zone receives no sunlight and water pressure is considerable. The abundance and diversity of marine life decreases with depth through this […]