(Greek: a suffix; pertaining to; of the nature of, like; in chemistry, it denotes a higher valence of the element than is expressed by -ous)
Occurring at the beginning of sleep.
Denoting or relating to a primitive type of motor nerve mechanism, such as is found in the peripheral and the ganglionic nervous systems.
archibenthic (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to the bottom of the sea from the edge of the continental shelf to the upper limit of the abyssobenthic zone, at depths of ca. 200 to 1,000 meters: The archibenthic area is the upper section of the benthic region, from the abyssal to the sublittoral region.
Of or pertaining to architecture; suited or serviceable for the construction of buildings.
An air mass, cold aloft and extending to great heights, whose characteristics develop mostly in winter over arctic surfaces of ice and snow.
A light ice fog that appears as a mist of ice crystals.
1. Of or pertaining to hydrometry (determination of a fluid's specific grqavity by using an aerometer or hydrometer).
argentic (adjective), more argentic, most argentic
A reference to that which contains a certain precious and bright metallic substance.
Relating to, containing, composed of, or characteristic of clay.
Lacking a steady rhythm; such as, an arrhythmic heartbeat.