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dystrophication

[dis-truh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌdɪs trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
noun, Ecology
1.
the process by which a body of water becomes dystrophic.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; dystrophic + -ation
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  • Reservoir eutrophication and dystrophication following impoundments.
  • dystrophication is a lake- aging process different from that of eutrophication.

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