hypogean, hypogaen a. [Gr. hypo, under; gaia, the earth] 1. Living in the soil; endogean. 2. (ARTHRO: Insecta) Soil dwellers except for nuptial flight.
hypoglossa n. [Gr. hypo, under; glossa, tongue] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In brachycerous and cyclorrhaphous Diptera, the dorsal wall of the premental plate, formed by the scle-rotized ventral side of the prementum.
hypoglossis n. [Gr. hypo, under; glossa, tongue] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The under portion of the tongue.
hypoglottis n. [Gr. hypo, under; glottis, mouth of windpipe] (ARTHRO: Insecta) In Coleoptera, the sclerite between the mentum and labium.
hypognathous a. [Gr. hypo, under; gnathos, jaw] (ARTHRO: Insecta) When the head is joined to the thorax so the mouth parts are directed ventrally. see prognathous, op-isthognathous.
hypogynium n. [Gr. hypo, under; gyne, female] (ARTHRO: Insecta) The eighth abdominal sternite of a female; formerly, the genital plate.
hypohaline a. [Gr. hypo, under; hals, sea] Pertaining to waters under the salinity of normal sea water; below 30 parts per thousand; brackish. see hyperhaline, euhaline.
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