: living in or being a moderately oxygenated environment in which considerable organic material and bacteria are present compare katharobic, oligosaprobic, saprobic

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary mes- + saprobic; probably originally formed as German mesosaprobisch

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“Mesosaprobic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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