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Of, characterized by, or adapted to an extremely moist habitat.
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1. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing hydrogen
2. (Chemistry) containing or using moisture
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pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
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|Adj.||1.||hydric - having or characterized by excessive moisture; "a hydric habitat"|
mesic - having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture; "mesic habitats"
xeric - being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"
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