oligosaprobic

adjective

ol·​i·​go·​saprobic
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: living in or being a highly oxygenated aquatic environment in which little organic material and a minimum of fermentation is present compare mesosaprobic, polysaprobic

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary olig- + saprobic; originally formed as German oligosaprobisch

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“Oligosaprobic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oligosaprobic. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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