tropholytic

adjective

troph·​o·​lyt·​ic
¦träfə¦litik
: of, relating to, or being the deeper part of a lake in which dissimilation of organic matter tends to predominate compare trophogenic

Word History

Etymology

troph- + -lytic

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tropholytic was in 1931

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“Tropholytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tropholytic. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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