adjective ol·i·go·saprobic \"+\

Definition of oligosaprobic

  1. :  living in or being a highly oxygenated aquatic environment in which little organic material and a minimum of fermentation is present — compare mesosaprobic, polysaprobic

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Origin and Etymology of oligosaprobic

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

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to cast off or become cast off

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