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Gorgon

(gôr`gən), in Greek mythology, one of three monstrous sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa; daughters of Ceto and Phorcus. Their hair was a cluster of writhing snakes, and their faces were so hideous that all who saw them were turned to stone. Only MedusaMedusa
, in Greek mythology, most famous of the three monstrous Gorgon sisters. She was once a beautiful woman, but she offended Athena, who changed her hair into snakes and made her face so hideous that all who looked at her were turned to stone.
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 was mortal. They were much represented in Greek art.

Gorgon

Greek myth any of three winged monstrous sisters, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa, who had live snakes for hair, huge teeth, and brazen claws
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The majority of these taxa (85) are primnoids, gorgonians, stony corals, and octocorals, all of which provide vertical relief over the trawlable habitats we sampled, and a few are among the tallest biogenic structures that occur in the Aleutian Islands (e.
loki, Great Barrier Reef, Linnet Reef, west side of reef, 6-15 m, from the gorgonian Ellisella quadrilineata, caught by hand, H.
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At this point, a gorgonian landlady made it crystal clear that my custom was not desired, and added a lecture about ingratitude when all her team had "given up their Boxing Days" to serve others.
The Gorgonian Gallery (17-19 Davies Street, London, +44 [0]20 7493 3020) is exhibiting Cracked Egg (Blue), a large, stainless-steel two-part sculpture by Jeff Cons (above).
aggregated Soyle Death with his Mace petrific, cold and dry, As with a Trident smote, and fix't as firm As Delos floating once; the rest his look Bound with Gorgonian rigor not to move.
Klaus, skilled in decoding, figures out the bowl is in the Gorgonian Grotto.
For instance, researchers in the Bahamas identified a class of natural products, pseudopterosins, from a gorgonian coral (Pseudoterigorgia elisabethae) that have anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
Facing the current head on to facilitate the feeding process is the deepwater gorgonian coral.
Rejuverrin, Geramide 2, Orgasol Restore, Hylasome EG-10, Gorgonian Extract, Bioferrin, Lipobrite HCA-4 Liposhield HEV Melanin
Beauty Ingredients: Orgasol Hydra+, LipoLight OAP/PVA, Rejuverrin, Ceramide 2, Orgasol Restore, Hylasome EG-10, Gorgonian Extract, Bioferrin, Lipobrite HCA-4, Liposhield HEV Melanin