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ol·i·go·tro·phic

 (ŏl′ĭ-gō-trō′fĭk, -trŏf′ĭk, ō′lĭ-)
adj.
Lacking in plant nutrients and having a large amount of dissolved oxygen throughout. Used of a pond or lake.

ol′i·got′ro·phy (-gŏt′rə-fē) n.

oligotrophic

(ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈtrɒfɪk)
adj
(Environmental Science) (of lakes and similar habitats) poor in nutrients and plant life and rich in oxygen. Compare eutrophic
[C20: from oligo- + Greek trophein to nourish + -ic]
oligotrophy n

ol•i•go•troph•ic

(ˌɒl ɪ goʊˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk)

adj.
(of a lake or pond) having low levels of nutrients and high levels of dissolved oxygen.
[1925–30]
ol`i•got′ro•phy (-ˈgɒ trə fi) n.
Translations
oligotrophe
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