dystrophication


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dys·troph·ic

 (dĭ-strŏf′ĭk, -strō′fĭk)
adj.
1. Medicine Of, relating to, or afflicted with dystrophy.
2. Ecology Having brownish acidic waters, a high concentration of humic matter, and a small plant population. Used of a lake or pond.

dys′tro·phi·ca′tion (dĭs′trə-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

dys•tro•phi•ca•tion

(ˌdɪs trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
the process by which a body of water becomes dystrophic.
[1965–70]
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