trophallactic

adjective
troph·​al·​lac·​tic | \ ¦träfə¦laktik \

Definition of trophallactic

: of, relating to, constituting, or involving trophallaxis

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First Known Use of trophallactic

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trophallactic

from New Latin trophallaxis, after such pairs as New Latin prophylaxis : English prophylactic

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“Trophallactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trophallactic. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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