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[hahy-drik] /ˈhaɪ drɪk/

pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
[hahy-drik] /ˈhaɪ drɪk/
of, relating to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
a combining form of 1 :
of or containing hydrogen
containing or using moisture

1796 as a term in chemistry, “of or containing hydrogen;” 1918 in ecology; see hydro- + -ic.

hydric hy·dric (hī’drĭk)
Of or relating to hydrogen in a chemical grouping, as in a molecule.
Relating or adapted to a wet but not flooded habitat. Cottonwoods, willows, and hemlocks are hydric plants. Compare mesic, xeric.


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