eutrophic

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From Ancient Greek εὖ + τροφή, well nourished

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eutrophic ‎(comparative more eutrophic, superlative most eutrophic)

  1. (biology, of a body of water) Being rich in nutrients and minerals and therefore having an excessive growth of algae and thus a diminished oxygen content to the detriment of other organisms.
  2. (medicine) Promoting nutrition.

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Noun[edit]

eutrophic ‎(plural eutrophics)

  1. (medicine) A eutrophic medicine.

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