rheophilic

adjective
rheo·​phil·​ic | \ ˌrēəˈfilik \
variants: or rheophile \ ˈrēəˌfīl \ or less commonly rheophil \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌfil \ or rheophilous \ (ˈ)rē¦äfələs \

Definition of rheophilic

: preferring or living in flowing water rheophilic fauna

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History and Etymology for rheophilic

International Scientific Vocabulary rheo- + -philic, -phile, -phil, -philous

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“Rheophilic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rheophilic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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