psammo-, psamm-, psamme-

(Greek: sand)

psammogenous
psammolithic
psammolittoral beach
The sandy area where the lake and the land constantly interact.
psammologist
psammology
psammoma
psammomatous
Having a sandy consistency.
psammon
1. Those organisms living in, or moving through, sand.
2. The organisms living between sand grains; such as, freshwater and marine shores.
psammophile
psammophilic
Describing organisms that live or thrive in sandy soil.
psammophilous
1. Thriving best in sandy soil.
2. Frequenting or growing in sandy soil, as an insect or a plant.
psammophily
psammophis
The name applied to a genus of snakes; such as, sand-snakes or desert-snakes; hence, psammophid, psammophine which belong to the family Psammophidae and the subfamily Psammophine, typified by Psammophis.
psammophore
One of the rows of hairs under the mandibles and the sides of the head in desert ants, used for removal of sand grains.
psammophyte
A plant that grows in sand or sandy soil.