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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•tro•phi•ca•tion(ˌdɪs trə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)
the process by which a body of water becomes dystrophic.
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