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Their gradual reestablishment triggered a trophic cascade much like the reintroduction of the Yellowstone wolves had, but for different reasons.
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Origin and Etymology of trophic
French trophique, from Greek trophikos, from trophē nourishment, from trephein to nourish
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
Definition of -trophic
1a : of, relating to, or characterized by (such) nutrition ectotrophicb : requiring or utilizing (such) a kind of nutrition heterotrophic
2 : -tropic 2 gonadotrophic
Origin and Etymology of -trophic
New Latin -trophia -trophy
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