hypothermal


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hypothermal

[¦hī·pō′thər·məl]
(geology)
Referring to the high-temperature (300-500°C) environment of hypothermal deposits.
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Buzzards keen mournfully in the distance, perhaps anticipating the imminent demise of a hypothermal trainer.
Hyper-thermal baths (40[degrees]C or hotter baths) lead to intensive responses especially in cardiovascular functions; because of this isothermal (33-35[degrees]C) or slight hypothermal baths (30-33[degrees]C) are recommended instead of hyper-thermal baths (3).
wesseliana, a largely forest-dependent species, persisted as relict populations along the coastal scarp in northern Zululand during the last hypothermal, expanding northwards and coastwards as forest cover increased.
To avoid similar establishments, we suggest regular malacologic and parasitologic surveillance of at least the thermal and hypothermal water bodies for these tropical invaders around European settlements.
Abundant evidence indicates that mercury becomes concentrated in shallow epithermal deposits but is rare in mesothermal and hypothermal deposits except as broad geochemical halos that argue for its high mobility at elevated temperature (Barnes, 1967).
During colder than average winters, ladyfish have experienced hypothermal mortality in both Tampa Bay (Springer and Woodburn, 1960) and the Indian River Lagoon (Snelson and Bradley, 1978).
These several relictual populations collectively suggest a wider distribution of the species to the north in the past, during a hypsithermal period, and a partial withdrawal during the current hypothermal period, occurring not long enough ago to have permitted subsequent taxonomic differentiation.
At the Ambassador mine and in the East Hills Area east of the mine, there are gold-quartz hypothermal veins, which were deposited under conditions of high temperature and pressure, probably genetically related to the later stages of emplacement of the preCambrian age quartz diorite mass.