from The Century Dictionary.
- Situated beneath or within the test, as the radial water-tubes of echinoids. Compare
- Of or pertaining to the hypotheca of a diatom.
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- adjective microbiology, planktology Of or pertaining to the
hypotheca, the lower half of the shell of certain types of plankton
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hypotheca + -al
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