oligotrophic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

oligo- +‎ -trophic

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

oligotrophic (comparative more oligotrophic, superlative most oligotrophic)

  1. (physiology, of a diet) being deficient in nutrition
  2. (geography, of a body of water) being deficient in plant nutrients, such as nitrogen or phosphorus

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