Method of growing plants in the absence of soil and using a nutrient solution. The plants may be rooted directly into the solution or in an inert medium such as rockwool or gravel.
Of, relating to or being the hyoid bone.
Glossary: hyoid arch
Either of the second pair of pharyngeal or gill arches. Supports part of the tongue and the branchiostegal rays.
Glossary: hyoid bone
Horseshoe-shaped bone that supports the tongue and associated structures.
Segment of the hyoid arch connecting the lower jaw to the skull.
Used in reference to any structure located below the axis of the skeleton.
Extremely salty or able to withstand extreme concentrations of salt.
Used in reference to bodies of water with a higher salinity than sea water.
Growing or existing below the surface of the ground.
Oxygen deficiency in blood or tissue.
Of, relating to, forming or being one of the partially-fused hemal spines that support the caudal fin rays in most teleosts.
Glossary: hypural bones
Series of bones to which the caudal fin rays are attached.
Paired, bony lateral extensions off the parhypural. Also known as ‘parhypurapophysis’.