stenotopic

adjective
steno·​top·​ic | \ ˌste-nə-ˈtä-pik How to pronounce stenotopic (audio) \

Definition of stenotopic

: having a narrow range of adaptability to changes in environmental conditions

First Known Use of stenotopic

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stenotopic

probably from German stenotop stenotopic, from sten- + Greek topos place

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“Stenotopic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stenotopic. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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