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lentic

(ˈlɛntɪk)
adj
(Environmental Science) ecology of, relating to, or inhabiting still water: a lentic fauna. Compare lotic
[C20: from Latin lentus slow]
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len•tic

(ˈlɛn tɪk)

adj.
pertaining to or living in still water.
[1930–35; < Latin lent(us) slow, motionless + -ic]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.lentic - of or relating to or living in still waters (as lakes or ponds)
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
lotic - of or relating to or living in actively moving water
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Because of that, they are built in greater numbers along the same stretches breaking down-upstream connectivity, converting lotic environments into lentic environments over a short time interval (Gubiani, Gomes, Agostinho, & Okada, 2007).
Recent studies have attributed swimming performance variation to family, species, population, total length, body morphology, macro habitat (e.g., lotic, lentic), within-streamhabitat (e.g., riffles, pools, substrate), water quality (e.g., temperature, pH, pollutants, turbidity), schooling behaviors, sex, and a multitude of interactions therein (Adams and Parsons 1998; Boyd and Parsons 1998; Adams et al.
The physicochemical composition of lentic water bodies is influenced by human activities and the interactions between climatic and geochemical variables in the drainage basin zone (Bu, Meng, Zhang, & Wan, 2014).
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For tropical high Andes lentic ecosystems, there are few studies on the ecological role of virioplankton.
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