|(functioning as singular) Also called: aquiculture a method of cultivating plants by growing them in gravel, etc, through which water containing dissolved inorganic nutrient salts is pumped|
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|hydroponics (hī'drə-pŏn'ĭks) Pronunciation Key
The cultivation of plants in a nutrient-rich solution, rather than in soil, and under controlled conditions of light, temperature, and humidity. Also called aquaculture.