phreat-, phreato-, phreati- +

(Greek: a well, a tank, a reservoir; ground water)

Another form of phret-.

halophreatophyte
A plant utilizing saline ground water.
phreatic
Pertaining to, or related to, underground waters; especially, those at or below the water table and accessible through wells.
phreaticole (verb), phreaticoles; phreaticoled; phreaticoling: water
An organism that lives in, or inhabits, ground-water areas.
phreaticolous (adjective), more phreaticolous, most phreaticolous
A reference to organisms living in ground-water areas.
phreatobiology
The study of ground-water organisms.
phreatophilous
In biology, thriving in ground-water habitats.
phreatophyte
A plant with very long roots reaching a water table and which absorbs water from the permanent water table.
phreatophytic
Relating to, or referring to, a plant that absorbs water from the permanent water table.