Fogponics is an advanced form of aeroponics which uses water in a vaporised form to transfer nutrients and oxygen to enclosed suspended plant roots. Using the same general idea behind aeroponics, fogponics uses a 5–30 μm mist within the rooting chamber and has use as a foliar feeding mechanism. Plants best absorb particles from the 1–25 μm range, the smaller particulate size means faster absorption. The added benefit of using fogponic's over traditional hydroponics systems is that the plants require less energy in root growth and mass, and are able to still sustain a large plant.
Aeroponics and hydroponics combine Greek words for air and water, clearly this article should follow the same pattern for consistency, "fogponics" is baby-language. Some unknown person registered 'atmoponics' which is the correct term as a web-domain, 'atmoponics.com'. This appears to be the earliest use of the word, but the technology has only just emerged as a field and it seems that there is simply no scientific literature regarding its nomenclature yet.