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


from Greek trophikos, from trophē 'nourishment'.



combining form


combining form

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