|eutrophic (juːˈtrɒfɪk, -ˈtrəʊ-)|
|Compare oligotrophic (of lakes and similar habitats) rich in organic and mineral nutrients and supporting an abundant plant life, which in the process of decaying depletes the oxygen supply for animal life|
|[C18: probably from eutrophy, from Greek eutrophia sound nutrition, from eutrophos well-fed, from |
|the bone of the lower jaw.|
|the basinlike cavity in the lower part of the trunk of many vertebrates, formed in humans by the innominate bones, sacrum, etc.|
eutrophic eu·troph·ic (y&oomacr;-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk)
Relating to, characterized by, or promoting eutrophia.