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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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(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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