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deep lay·er

in a stratified structure, the stratum that lies beneath all others, farthest from the surface. See: deep layer of levator palpebrae superioris, deep layer of temporal fascia.
Synonym(s): lamina profunda [TA], deep lamina
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Thomas Dahlgren of Goteborg University in Sweden, who studies deep-sea worms on dead whales, applauds the new efforts as "very important." He says, "The deep sea is like a continent not yet discovered."
In only 198 pages of text, Rod Fujita's Heal the Ocean: Solutions for Saving Our Seas covers major threats to the health of the coast, nearshore waters, coral reefs, the continental shelf, and the deep sea. Fujita writes convincingly and from personal experience about the sickening of our coastal waters and the planetary ocean, and he blames such impacts squarely on humans.
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