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hy·po·ge·al(hī′pə-jē′əl) also hy·po·ge·an (-ən) or hy·po·ge·ous (-əs)
1. Living or occurring under the earth's surface.
2. Botany Of or relating to seed germination in which the cotyledons remain below the surface of the ground.
[From Latin hypogēus, from Greek hupogeios : hupo-, hypo- + gē, earth.]
1. (Biology) occurring or living below the surface of the ground
2. (Botany) botany of or relating to seed germination in which the cotyledons remain below the ground, because of the growth of the epicotyl
[C19: from Latin hypogēus, from Greek hupogeios, from hypo- + gē earth]
hy•po•ge•al(ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒi əl)
also hy`po•ge′an, hy`po•ge′ous,
existing or growing underground.
[1680–90; < Latin hypogē(us) (< Greek hypógeios underground =hypo- hypo- + -geios, adj. derivative of gê earth)]