pono-, pon-, -ponic, -ponics +

(Greek: toil, labor, work hard, fatigue; exertion; also, suffering, pain)

aeroponics
A technique for growing (cultivating) plants without them being in soil or in hydroponic (water) media. The plants are held above a system that constantly, or intermittently, mists the roots with nutrient-laden water. Also called aeroculture.
aphilopony
An aversion, or lack of desire, to work. Considered obsolete.
aponia
Freedom from pain. Considered obsolete.
aponic
Relieving pain or fatigue.
aquaponics (pl) (used as a singular) (noun)
Another term for hydroponics or the cultivation of plants in a nutrient solution (water) rather than in soil.
dysponesis
A reversible physiopathologic state consisting of unnoticed, misdirected neurophysiologic reactions to various agents (environmental events, bodily sensations, emotions, and thoughts) and the repercussions of these reactions throughout the organism.
geoponic
Of or relating to agriculture.
geoponics
1. Cultivating plants in earth.
2. The study or science of agriculture.
hydroponicist
Someone who is a specialist in hydroponics; that is, growing plants without soil, in beds of sand, gravel, or similar supporting material flooded with nutrient solutions.
hydroponics, hydroponic, hydroponically
1. The process of growing plants without soil, in beds of sand, gravel, or similar supporting material flooded with nutrient solutions.
2. The growing of plants in a nutrient liquid with or without gravel or another supporting medium.
hydroponicum
The building or garden in which hydroponics is produced.
hydroponist, hydroponicist
One who practices hydroponics.
philopony
Industrious; a fondness for work and putting forth an effort to achieve objectives; a strong work ethic.
ponesiatrics, effort training
1. A system of therapy in which misdirected neurophysiologic reactions are made perceptible (as by the oscilloscope, electromyograph, etc.) and used as a guide in recognizing and correcting such undesirable responses (dysponesis).
2. A technique of training which is dependent on the perception of errors by the observation of physiological parameters; such as, biofeedback training.
ponogen
Waste matter produced by exertion; fatigue poison.

Cross references related to "work, toil" word families: argo-; ergasio-; ergo-; labor-; oper-; urg-.


Cross references related to "pain, hurt; suffering, injury" word families: -agra; algesi-; algo-; angina-; dolor-; Masochism; noci-; odyno-; poen-; Sadism.