tropholytic

adjective
troph·​o·​lyt·​ic | \ ¦träfə¦litik \

Definition of tropholytic

: of, relating to, or being the deeper part of a lake in which dissimilation of organic matter tends to predominate — compare trophogenic

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First Known Use of tropholytic

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tropholytic

troph- + -lytic

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

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