Definition of Trophic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to nutrition. "A trophic level on the food chain"

Partainyms: Nutrition



Definition of Trophic

1. a. Of or connected with nutrition; nitritional; nourishing; as, the so-called trophic nerves, which have a direct influence on nutrition.

Definition of Trophic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to nutrition ¹

2. Adjective. (ecology) Describing the relationships between the feeding habits of organisms in a food chain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trophic

1. pertaining to nutrition [adj] - See also: nutrition

Medical Definition of Trophic

1. Of or pertaining to nutrition. Origin: Gr. Trophikos This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophic

tropeines
tropentane
tropeolin
tropeolins
tropes
troph-
trophaeal
trophaeall
trophallaxes
trophallaxis
tropheal
trophectoderm
trophesic
trophesy
trophi
trophic (current term)
trophic cascade
trophic cascades
trophic changes
trophic gangrene
trophic hormone
trophic hormones
trophic level
trophic levels
trophic nucleus
trophic ulcer
trophic web
trophically
trophicity
trophied

Literary usage of Trophic

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"It has been suggested that trophic influences are mediated by ... Weir Mitchell believed that trophic disturbances in the skin and its adnexa are due to ..."

2. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1919)
"trophic CONDITIONS. THE significance of abnormal variations in the nutritional conditions of a part is at once apparent when it is recalled that the growth ..."

3. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"CHAPTER XVIII trophic NERVES NERVES exercise a trophic or nutritive influence over the tissues and organs they supply; for when a nerve going to an organ is ..."

4. General Physiology: An Outline of the Science of Life by Max Verworn (1899)
"trophic stimuli do not stand in contrast with other stimuli; the term " trophic " simply signifies a special peculiarity of the action, and very different ..."

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