potamo-, potam-

(Greek: river, stream)

A reference to the lower reaches of rivers and streams.
tychopotamic (adjective), more tychopotamic, most tychopotamic
1. A reference to aquatic living things thriving in the still back waters of rivers and streams: On his most recent expedition; Dr. Solomon, a biologist, discovered a unique flowering tychopotamic plant in the slowly moving flow in a channel which he had never seen before during his explorations.
2. Pertaining to something that lives in fresh water: Mary's nephew likes to go fishing for tychopotamic fish in the creeks near his farm.

Tychopotamic plants and animals are usually found in brooks.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "river, stream": amni-; fluvio-; meand-; oceano-; ripari-.