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mes·ic

 (mĕz′ĭk, mĕs′-, mē′zĭk, -sĭk)
adj.
Of, characterized by, or adapted to a moderately moist habitat.

mesic

(ˈmiːzɪk)
adj
1. (Botany) of, relating to, or growing in conditions of medium water supply: mesic plants.
2. (Atomic Physics) of or relating to a meson
ˈmesically adv

mes•ic

(ˈmɛz ɪk, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zɪk, -sɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a habitat having a moderate supply of moisture.
[1926; < Greek més(os) middle + -ic]
mes′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mesic - of or pertaining to a meson; "the radii of the mesic orbits"- Lawrence Wilets
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
2.mesic - having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisturemesic - 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"