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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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Recreational divers can make their way down the side of the pinnacle to 49m/132m where you can swim out along the top of a flat part of the reef, which has large rock formation covered by soft corals of every size, giant gorgonian fans, whip corals and giant basket sponges.
Skeletons from deceased gorgonians are often the tallest remaining structures after sediment deposition and reef burial; these parazoanthids colonize nearly all of them.
Is the point about drone attacks and their Gorgonian stares precisely that they are not meant to decide between good lives/bodies and evil ones, that they are not about separating biopolitics from necropolitics, and that indeed they are about horror?
That said, the oceans offer the greatest biodiversity on the planet and dermatologic preparations derived from such sources present intriguing possibilities, particularly the apparent anti-inflammatory activity of gorgonian and other terpenes.
Other active ingredients in the Wake Up Beautiful formula include gorgonian extract, which is said to sooth and heal skin and melatonin to strengthen it.
Age, growth and radiometric age validation of a deep-sea, habitat-forming, gorgonian (Primnoa resedaeformis) from the Gulf of Alaska.
tectus from six specimens collected from the gorgonian Ellisella quadrilin-eata at Linnet Reef, Great Barrier Reef; and B.
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Gorgonian corals are also flexible, but their skeletal systems consist of a horny substance called gorgonin.
Beauty Ingredients: Orgasol Hydra+, Lipo-Light OAP/PVA, Rejuverrin, Ceramide 2, Orgasol Restore, Hylasome EG-10, Gorgonian Extract, Bioferrin, Lipobrite HCA-4, Liposhield HEV Melanin