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

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

aeroponics (s) (noun) (no pl)
A technique for growing (cultivating) plants without them being in soil or in hydroponic (water) media; aeroculture: The method of aeroponics consists of plants being held above a system that constantly, or intermittently, mists the roots with nutrient-laden water.
An aversion, or lack of desire, to work. Considered obsolete.
Freedom from pain. Considered obsolete.
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.
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.
Of or relating to agriculture.
1. Cultivating plants in earth.
2. The study or science of agriculture.
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.
The building or garden in which hydroponics is produced.
hydroponist, hydroponicist
One who practices hydroponics.
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.
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.