autopotamic
1) pertaining to organisms adapted to and living out their lives in streams
2) originating in fresh water

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • autopotamic — /aw toh peuh tam ik/, adj. (of an organism) living or growing only in flowing freshwater streams. [AUTO 1 + POTAMIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • autopotamic — au·to·potamic …   English syllables

  • autopotamic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at auto I+ adjective Etymology: aut + potamic of algae : adapted to life in flowing streams compare eupotamic, tychopotamic * * * /aw toh peuh tam ik/, adj. (of an organism) living or growing only in flowing freshwater streams. [AUTO 1… …   Useful english dictionary

  • eupotamic — |yü+ adjective Etymology: eu + potamic of aquatic organisms : thriving in both flowing and still fresh waters compare autopotamic, tychopotamic …   Useful english dictionary

  • tychopotamic — |tī(ˌ)kō+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tych (from Greek tychē) + o + potamic of an aquatic organism : thriving chiefly in still waters (as of ponds) and occurring only incidentally in flowing waters compare autopotamic …   Useful english dictionary

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