hyporheic

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Coined by Traian Orghidan[1] in 1959 by combining two Greek words: hypo (below) and rheos (flow).

Adjective[edit]

hyporheic

  1. beneath or alongside the bed of a stream, where water percolates through interstices between the rocks leading to mixing of groundwater and surface water

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1959, T. Orghidan, “Ein neuer Lebensraum des unterirdischen Wassers: Der hyporheische Biotop”, Archiv für Hydrobilogie, volume 55, pages 392–414: