hygropetric etymology

English word hygropetric comes from English -petric, English hygro- (Humidity. Moisture.)

Detailed word origin of hygropetric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-petric English (eng)
hygro- English (eng) Humidity. Moisture.
hygropetric English (eng) (zoology) Requiring a habitat of a thin layer of water covering a rock surface.

Words with the same origin as hygropetric

Descendants of hygro-
hygric hygrine hygrocolous hygrograph hygrographic hygrometer hygrometre hygrometric hygromycin hygrophilous hygrophyte hygroreceptor hygroscope hygrosensation hygrostat