stenohaline

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sten·o·ha·line

 (stĕn′ə-hā′līn, -hăl′īn)
adj.
Limited to or able to live only within a narrow range of saltwater concentrations. Used of aquatic organisms.

[steno- + Greek halinos, of salt (from hals, hal-, salt; see halo-).]
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stenohaline

(ˌstɛnəʊˈheɪliːn; -laɪn)
adj
(Zoology) (of certain aquatic animals) able to exist only within a narrow range of salinity. Compare euryhaline
[C20: from steno- + haline, from Greek hals salt + -ine1]
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sténohalin
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