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mes·ic(mĕz′ĭk, mĕs′-, mē′zĭk, -sĭk)
Of, characterized by, or adapted to a moderately moist habitat.
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1. (Botany) of, relating to, or growing in conditions of medium water supply: mesic plants.
2. (Atomic Physics) of or relating to a meson
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mes•ic(ˈmɛz ɪk, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zɪk, -sɪk)
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a habitat having a moderate supply of moisture.
[1926; < Greek més(os) middle + -ic]
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|Adj.||1.||mesic - of or pertaining to a meson; "the radii of the mesic orbits"- Lawrence Wilets|
|2.||mesic - having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture; "mesic habitats"|
hydric - having or characterized by excessive moisture; "a hydric habitat"
xeric - being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"
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