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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.
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dys•troph•ic

(dɪˈstrɒf ɪk, -ˈstroʊ fɪk)

adj.
1. pertaining to or caused by dystrophy.
2. (of a lake or pond) having brownish acidic water productive of vegetation along the shoreline and in shallow parts but poor in aquatic life.
[1890–95]
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