eutrophy


eutrophy

eutrophy [yoo-truh-fee] Word Origin noun

  1. Medicine/Medical. healthy or adequate nutrition or development.
  2. Ecology. the state of being eutrophic, or rich in nutrients but low in oxygen.

Origin of eutrophy From the Greek word eutrophía, dating back to 1715–25. See eu-, tropho-, -y3

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