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trophic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to nutrition; "a trophic level on the food chain"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: French trophique, from Greek trophikos, from troph? nourishment, from trephein to nourish Date: 1873 1. of or relating to nutrition ; nutritional <trophic disorders> 2. tropic III trophically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or concerned with nutrition (trophic nerves). Etymology: Gk trophikos f. trophe nourishment f. trepho nourish

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trophic Troph"ic, a. [Gr. ? nursing. See Trophi.] (Physiol.) Of or connected with nutrition; nitritional; nourishing; as, the so-called trophic nerves, which have a direct influence on nutrition.



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