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Able to adapt to a wide range of environmental conditions; widely distributed.

[eury- + Greek topos, place + -ic.]

eu′ry·to·pic′i·ty (-tō-pĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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1. (Biology) ecology (of a species) able to tolerate a wide range of environments
2. (Physical Geography) ecology having a wide geographical distribution. Compare stenotopic
[C20: from eury- + top from Greek topos place + -ic]
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The diversity in food spectrum, variation in feeding behavior patterns, and eurytopicity of feeding to environmental factors suggest that this nemertean is a species successfully adapting to the variable environmental conditions of the intertidal habitat.