eutrophy

[yoo-truh-fee]
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. healthy or adequate nutrition or development.
2.
Ecology. the state of being eutrophic.

Origin:
1715–25; < Greek eutrophía. See eu-, tropho-, -y3

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eutrophic (juːˈtrɒfɪk, -ˈtrəʊ-)
 
adj
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 eu- + trephein to nourish]
 
'eutrophy
 
n

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However, lakes naturally eutrophy so a less restrictive criterion may be more appropriate.
Trophic status is generally viewed as a continuum extending from oligotrophy to eutrophy with no interim breakpoints.
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