mesosaprobic

adjective
meso·​saprobic | \ "+ \

Definition of mesosaprobic

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

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History and Etymology for mesosaprobic

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

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“Mesosaprobic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mesosaprobic. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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