hypogeal

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hypogeal

[¦hī·pə¦jē·əl]
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91), while at the hypogean Beta Maryam at Lalibela, the largest of three rectangular tanks in the court to the east of the church is a substantial baptistery 6.
The specimen also represents the largest individual collected east of the Mississippi River as well as the largest collected from a hypogean environment.
Environmental pollution is a major threat for all species of hypogean (cave dwelling) fishes, with contamination from industrial runoff of particular concern (Proudlove 2001).
The author's desire to find a generic term for this type of non-built architecture is understandable but choosing 'hypogean' risks causing confusion: some of his 'hypogea' are not hypogean at all in the etymological (and usual) sense (i.