saprobic

(redirected from saprobicly)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

sap·robe

 (săp′rōb′)
[sapro- + Greek bios, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]

sap·ro′bic (-bĭk) adj.
sap·ro′bi·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.saprobic - living in or being an environment rich in organic matter but lacking oxygen
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms