Definition of Hypogean

1. a. Hypogeous.



Definition of Hypogean

1. Adjective. Existing or growing underground. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hypogean

1. hypogeal [adj] - See also: hypogeal

Medical Definition of Hypogean

1. Hypogeous. Alternative forms: hypogaean. Origin: Pref. Hypo- + Gr. Earth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypogean

hypogamy
hypoganglionosis
hypogastric
hypogastric artery
hypogastric ganglia
hypogastric nerve
hypogastric plexus
hypogastric reflex
hypogastric vein
hypogastrium
hypogastrocele
hypogastropagus
hypogea
hypogeal
hypogean (current term)
hypogee
hypogees
hypogene
hypogeneses
hypogenetic
hypogenic
hypogeous
hypogeum
hypogeums
hypogeusia
hypoglobulia
hypoglossal

Literary usage of Hypogean

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1. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"Acanthus mollis: seedling, with the hypogean cotyledon on thp near side removed and the radicles cut off: a, blade of first leaf beginning to expand, ..."

2. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1908)
"... hypogean ; fronds two to four, rarely solitary ; spike short and stout. ... hypogean, usually less than \ the height of the plant. ..."

3. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"The cotyledons are generally epigean: they are hypogean in the Cy- ... and in Ginkgo, the two hypogean cotyledons ..."

4. Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting Held at by National Educational Association (U.S.) (1898)
"... are brought within reach of observation only by water as a solvent and sublimant in the form of lavas, vein-stones, and other rocks of hypogean origin. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"... for hypogean geology as existing surveys have done for epigean geology is now our crying need. Unless something of this sort is done, ..."

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