Definition of Hydrosere

1. [n -S]



Medical Definition of Hydrosere

1. An ecological community which results when plants migrate to open water and decompose, creating deposits of moss or peat. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrosere

hydros
hydrosaline
hydrosalpinx
hydrosalt
hydrosalts
hydrosanitary
hydrosarca
hydrosarcocele
hydroscarbroite
hydrosciences
hydroscope
hydroscopes
hydroseed
hydroseeding
hydrosere (current term)
hydroseres
hydrosilane
hydrosilanes
hydrosilation
hydrosilations
hydrosilylation
hydrosilylations
hydrosimulations
hydroskeleton
hydroski
hydroskimming
hydroskis
hydrosol
hydrosolic

Literary usage of Hydrosere

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"... a secondary development; the hydrosere, a series originating in a water stage; ... The hydrosere is divided into the ..."

2. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"A second type of vegetation succession occurs in freshwater areas such as lakes and lagoons, and is known as a hydrosere. The first stage in the ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1919)
"SUCCESSIONAL RELATIONS OF EQUISETUM (1) In the hydrosere Equisetum is found in such a wide range of places that its natural position in the development of ..."

4. The Geological Record Of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding The Biotic by National Research Council, National Academies Press (U.S.) (2005)
"A paleoecological test of a classical hydrosere in the Lake Michigan dunes. Ecology, 69:928-936. Jackson, SI, JI Overpeck, I. Webb III, SE. ..."

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