halio-, hali-, halo-, hal-
(Greek > Latin: salt or "the sea")
Don't confuse this halio-, halo-, hal- unit with another hal- unit which means "breathe, breath".
A reference to waters containing between 30 and 40 parts per thousand of dissolved salts; that is, in most cases, normal sea water.
Able to tolerate a wide range of salinity; said of organisms capable of withstanding widely varying concentrations of salt in the environment.
The total life of the sea; that part of the earth’s surface occupied by marine organisms.
Pertaining to saline conditions.
halicole (verb), halicoles; halicoled; halicoling
To live in a place with a high salt content.
halicolous (adjective), more halicolous, most halicolous
A reference to a plant living in a habitat with a high salt content.
A compound containing halogen (i.e., bromine, chlorine, fluorine, or iodine) combined with a metal or some other radical.
A treatise or dissertation on the nature and quality of salts.
halimetric (adjective), more halimetric, most halimetric
The measurement of the amount of saline matter in a solution.
An application either to the sea or to salt.
Containing or consisting of salt; saline.
A description of the sea.
The ingestion of an abnormally large amount of salts; especially, sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, and the salts of calcium, magnesium, and potassium.