steno-, sten-

(Greek: narrow, contracted; short)

polystenohaline (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to organisms that only live in oceanic waters of comparatively unchanging high salinity: Polystenohaline plants and animals exist best in sea water with a consistent and great amount of saltiness.
1. Narrowing of a nasal passage.
2. Permanent constriction of the nose or nasal cavity.
Stenosis marked by hardening or thickening of tissue.
Stenosis, occlusion, or narrowing, of a duct of a major salivary gland.
1. Tolerant of a narrow range of atmospheric or hydrostatic pressures.
2. Animals adaptable only to small differences in pressure or altitude.
Limited to or able to live only within a narrow range of water depths. A reference to aquatic organisms.
stenobathic, stenobathy
Having a narrow vertical range of distribution.
stenobenthos (s) (noun) (no pl)
An organism that lives within a narrow range of depth on the sea bottom or lake bed: Mike listened to the lecture the biology professor was giving on the topic of stenobenthos, the living things that dwell inside a limited scope of depth in the deepness of an ocean.
A reference to an organism requiring a stable uniform habitat.
A reference to an organism requiring a stable uniform habitat.
Having a narrow anterior and upper head form.
Angina pectoris.
Having stenocephaly.
stenocephaly, stenocephalia
An abnormal narrowness of the head.
1. Having a narrow range of distribution.
2. A plant that has a restricted distribution.