exorheic


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ex·o·rhe·ic

 (ĕk′sō-rē′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a drainage basin whose surface water runs into the ocean or into another body of water having a connection to the ocean.

[exo- + Greek rhein, rhe-, to flow; see sreu- in Indo-European roots + -ic.]

ex′o·rhe′i·cal·ly adv.
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