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Definition of the adjective neritic

What does neritic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. of or relating to the region of the sea over the continental shelf which is less than 200 meters deep
  2. relating to the region of shallow water adjoining the seacoast
    • example: neritic fauna
    • similar: shallow

Alternative definition of the adjective neritic


  1. Describing a marine environment of shallow waters

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Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science (2008)

by Barbara Charton, John Tietjen

neritic distribution A function of the available ...

Google previewThe Environment Dictionary (2002)

by David Kemp

NERITIC ZONE NATURAL SELECTION See Darwin, C.R. NATURAL VEGETATION The combination of plants produced in an area as a result of the interactions of climatic and edaphic factors. When the environmental elements are in ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2004)

by Herman Koren

neritic — Of or pertaining to the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Wursig, J.G.M. 'Hans' Thewissen

neritic (in...

Primarily neritic species include gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus), harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena), and ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

neritic zone neutron bacteria) suspended in air or water, compared to a reference suspension. nephelometre neritic zone Shallow regions (<200 m depth) of a lake or ocean that border the land. In oceans, relates to water overlying the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Earth Science (2009)

by Jacqueline Smith

neritic /ni-rit-ik/ Describing the shallow- water marine ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

neritic Applied to that ...

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Scrabble value of N1E1R1I1T1I1C3

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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