exorheic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From exo- (external) + Ancient Greek ῥέω (rhéō, I flow, stream) + -ic.

Adjective[edit]

exorheic (not comparable)

  1. (of a lake or basin) Externally drained; having one or more outlets.
    • 1998, Brian Moss, Ecology of Fresh Waters: Man and Medium, Past to Future, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing, ISBN 978-0-632-03512-0, page 198,
      Most lakes are exorheic, with some flow-through and no long-term salt accumulation, []

Synonyms[edit]

  • (externally drained): open

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