Definition of -trophic in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈtrəʊfɪk, ˈtrɒfɪk/

combining form

  • 1Relating to nutrition: oligotrophic
  • 2Relating to maintenance or regulation of a bodily organ or function, especially by a hormone: gonadotrophic



combining form
In corresponding nouns.


combining form
In corresponding nouns.


from Greek trophikos, from trophē 'nourishment'.

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