hydro-, hydra-, hydr-, hyd-
Hydronymy is the study of hydronyms and of how bodies of water receive their names and how they are transmitted through history. It can apply to rivers, lakes, even oceanic elements.
2. A situation in which there is water deficiency or a lack of water in body tissues.
Hydrophilic salts can become liquid when moisture is absorbed from the air.
2. In botany, descriptive of a plant that that is pollinated by waterborne pollen: Waterweeds and pondweeds are hydrophilous plants that are fertilized by pollen floating and driving on the surface of the water.
This case of hydrophobia results in a symptom of intense excitement with terror and extreme thirst, but every effort to drink is immediately followed by choking and dyspnea (breathing difficulties) with an elevation of temperature and an increase of the pulse or heart beat.2. A morbid aversion to water, especially since one could drown in it: Some people who have hydrophobia never go swimming in a pool or even bathe in a bathtub because of the abnormal fear that they will suffocate and die in the water.