autopotamic

autopotamic
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at auto- I+\ adjective
Etymology: aut- + potamic
of algae : adapted to life in flowing streams — compare eupotamic, tychopotamic

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/aw'toh peuh tam"ik/, adj.
(of an organism) living or growing only in flowing freshwater streams.
[AUTO-1 + POTAMIC]

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  • autopotamic — 1) pertaining to organisms adapted to and living out their lives in streams 2) originating in fresh water …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • autopotamic — /aw toh peuh tam ik/, adj. (of an organism) living or growing only in flowing freshwater streams. [AUTO 1 + POTAMIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • autopotamic — au·to·potamic …   English syllables

  • eupotamic — |yü+ adjective Etymology: eu + potamic of aquatic organisms : thriving in both flowing and still fresh waters compare autopotamic, tychopotamic …   Useful english dictionary

  • tychopotamic — |tī(ˌ)kō+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tych (from Greek tychē) + o + potamic of an aquatic organism : thriving chiefly in still waters (as of ponds) and occurring only incidentally in flowing waters compare autopotamic …   Useful english dictionary

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