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hydric1

[hahy-drik] /ˈhaɪ drɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; hydr-2 + -ic

hydric2

[hahy-drik] /ˈhaɪ drɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
Origin
1925-30; hydr-1 + -ic

-hydric

1.
a combining form of hydric1 :
hexahydric.
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  • hydric hammocks can be dominated by hardwoods, pine-hardwoods and pine-cabbage palmettos.
British Dictionary definitions for hydric

hydric

/ˈhaɪdrɪk/
adjective
1.
of or containing hydrogen
2.
containing or using moisture
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Word Origin and History for hydric
adj.

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

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hydric in Medicine

hydric hy·dric (hī'drĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to hydrogen in a chemical grouping, as in a molecule.

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hydric in Science
hydric
  (hī'drĭk)   
Relating or adapted to a wet but not flooded habitat. Cottonwoods, willows, and hemlocks are hydric plants. Compare mesic, xeric.

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