sublittoral, sublittoral zone 1. A lake bottom too deep for rooted plants to grow. 2. In oceans, a zone from the intertidal zone to the end of the continental shelf.
submalleate a. [L. sub, under; malleus, hammer] (ROTIF) A modified malleate mastax.
submargin n. [L. sub, under; margo, margin] (MOLL: Bivalvia)
One of the dorsal edges of the shell body which adjoins the lower border of the auricle in Pectinacea.
submarginal a. [L. sub, under; margo, edge] Placed within the margin.
submarginal area (ARTHRO: Insecta) In the hind wings, a section between the anterior (costal) margin and the first strong vein.
submarginal cell (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, one or more cells just behind the marginal cell.
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