[trof-ik, troh-fik]
of or pertaining to nutrition; concerned in nutritive processes.

1870–75; < Greek trophikós pertaining to food. See tropho-, -ic

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trophic (ˈtrɒfɪk)
of or relating to nutrition: the trophic levels of a food chain
[C19: from Greek trophikos, from trophē food, from trephein to feed]

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trophic troph·ic (trŏf'ĭk, trō'fĭk)
Of, relating to, or characterized by nutrition.

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trophic   (trŏf'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Relating to the feeding habits of different organisms in a food chain or web.
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