batho-, bathy-

(Greek: deep, depth)

bathycentesis
In surgery, a deep puncture; such as, into a cavity or tumor.
bathyclinograph
A mechanism which measures vertical currents in the deep sea.
bathycolpian, bathukolpian
1. Having an ample bosom with a deep cleavage.
2. Having a deep bosom.
3. Etymology: "Big-breasted" from about 1825, from the Greek element bathykolpos; literally, "deep-bosomed" from bathys, "deep" plus kolpos, "breast".
bathycolpic, bathykolpic
A reference to bathycolpian, bathukolpian; such as, "She has a bathycolpic figure."
bathyconductograph (s) (noun), bathyconductographs (pl)
A device to measure the electrical conductivity of sea water at various depths from a moving ship.
bathyesthesia, bathyaesthesia (s) (noun); bathyesthesias, bathyaesthesias (pl)
A consciousness or good sensibilities of the various parts of the body that are located under the surface of the skin; such as, muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, and bodily joint sensibilities: When people experience bathyesthesia, they are feeling normal sensations.
bathygram
A graph recording the measurements of sonic sounding instruments.
bathygraphical
A reference to ocean depths and mountains heights; such as, a bathygraphical map.
bathyhyperesthesia (s) (noun), bathyhyperesthesias (pl)
The increased sensitiveness of the structures of the body: There are various bathyhyperesthesias that involve the excessive sensitivity of muscles and other deep bodily structures.

Having the flu seemed to bring on a state of bathyhyperesthesia for Helen because she seemed to feel the discomfort and ache of every muscle and joint in her body.

bathyhypesthesia (s) (noun), bathyhypesthesias (pl)
The decreased sensitivities of muscles and other deep-bodily structures: Ivor never realized that he suffered from bathyhypesthesia until he sprained his ankle and did not feel any intense discomfort.

Zora’s bathyhypesthesia impaired her ability to feel and to describe her ulcer.

bathyhypoesthesia (s) (noun), bathyhypoesthesias (pl)
A decreased sensibility of bodily parts which exist below the surface of the skin: The medication which Dr. Smith administered induced a state of bathyhypoesthesia; so, Susan was generally insensitive to pain.
bathylimnetic
1. Living at the bottom of lakes or marshes.
2. A reference to the deep-water regions of a lake.
bathylite
A mass of igneous rock that has risen from a great depth.
bathylith
1. A large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.
2. A large body of intrusive igneous rock believed to have crystallized at a considerable depth below the earth's surface; pluton.
bathylittoral
That part of the marine sublittoral zone (sea that lies between the shore and the continental shelf) that is devoid of algae.

Inter-related cross references, directly or indirectly, involving the "sea" and the "ocean" bodies of water: abysso- (bottomless); Atlantic; bentho- (deep, depth); halio-, halo- (salt or "the sea"); mare, mari- (sea); necto-, nekto- (swimming); oceano-; pelago- (sea, ocean); plankto- (drifting); thalasso- (sea, ocean).