[hahy-puh-jee-uh l, hip-uh-] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdʒi əl, ˌhɪp ə-/

underground; subterranean.
another word for hypogeal
occurring or living below the surface of the ground
(botany) of or relating to seed germination in which the cotyledons remain below the ground, because of the growth of the epicotyl
Relating to the germination of a seed in which the cotyledons remain below the surface of the ground. Compare epigeous.


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  • Hypogeusia

    hypogeusia hy·po·geu·si·a (hī’pə-gyōō’zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō’-) n. Impairment of the sense of taste.

  • Hypoglossal

    [hahy-puh-glos-uh l, -glaw-suh l] /ˌhaɪ pəˈglɒs əl, -ˈglɔ səl/ Anatomy adjective 1. situated under the tongue. noun 2. . /ˌhaɪpəˈɡlɒsəl/ adjective 1. situated beneath the tongue noun 2. short for hypoglossal nerve hypoglossal hy·po·glos·sal (hī’pə-glô’səl) adj.

  • Hypoglossal canal

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