hydric

hydric
adjective
having or characterized by excessive moisture
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a hydric habitat

Ant: ↑mesic, ↑xeric
Similar to: ↑hydrophytic, ↑hygrophytic

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  • Hydric — Hy dric, a. [From {Hydrogen}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide. [1913 Webster] {Hydric dioxide}. (Chem.) See {Hydrogen dioxide}, under {Hydrogen}. {Hydric oxide} (Chem.), water. {Hydric sulphate} (Chem.), hydrogen …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -hydric — [hī′drik] [see HYDRIC] combining form having (a specified number of) hydroxyl radicals or replaceable hydrogen atoms in the molecule [monohydric] …   English World dictionary

  • hydric — 1796 as a term in chemistry, of or containing HYDROGEN (Cf. hydrogen); 1918 in ecology; see HYDRO (Cf. hydro ) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hydric — [hī′drik] adj. [ HYDR(O) + IC] of or containing hydrogen …   English World dictionary

  • hydric — adjective Date: 1926 characterized by, relating to, or requiring an abundance of moisture < a hydric habitat > < a hydric plant > compare mesic, xeric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hydric dioxide — Hydric Hy dric, a. [From {Hydrogen}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide. [1913 Webster] {Hydric dioxide}. (Chem.) See {Hydrogen dioxide}, under {Hydrogen}. {Hydric oxide} (Chem.), water. {Hydric sulphate} (Chem.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydric oxide — Hydric Hy dric, a. [From {Hydrogen}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide. [1913 Webster] {Hydric dioxide}. (Chem.) See {Hydrogen dioxide}, under {Hydrogen}. {Hydric oxide} (Chem.), water. {Hydric sulphate} (Chem.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydric sulphate — Hydric Hy dric, a. [From {Hydrogen}.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or containing, hydrogen; as, hydric oxide. [1913 Webster] {Hydric dioxide}. (Chem.) See {Hydrogen dioxide}, under {Hydrogen}. {Hydric oxide} (Chem.), water. {Hydric sulphate} (Chem.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hydric soil — A hydric soil is a soil that formed under conditions of saturation, flooding, or ponding long enough during the growing season to develop anaerobic conditions in the upper part. [This definition (Federal Register, July 13, 1994) replaced the… …   Wikipedia

  • hydric-sodic-ammonic-phosphate — Microcosmic Mi cro*cos mic, Microcosmical Mi cro*cos mic*al, a. [Cf. F. microcosmique.] Of or pertaining to the microcosm. [1913 Webster] {Microcosmic salt} (Chem.), a white crystalline substance obtained by mixing solutions of sodium phosphate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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