Water bodies or habitats having high concentrations of nutrients
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Water with high levels of plant nutrients, sometimes due to human activity.
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Describes a body of water with a high concentration of nutrient salts and a high or excessive rate of biological production.
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<plant biology> Rich in dissolved nutrients, photosynthetically productive and often deficient in oxygen during warm weather. (Compare oligotrophic.) ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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adjective (ecology) of a lake or other body of water rich in nutrients and subject to eutrophication
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eutrophic 1. In medicine, pertaining to or being in a condition of eutrophy. 2. In ecology, with reference to lakes or ponds, characterized by an abundant accumulation of nutrients that support a dense growth of algae and other organisms, the decay of which depletes the shallow waters of oxygen in s...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: yū-trof′ik Definitions: 1. Relating to, characterized by, or promoting eutrophia.
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(Gk: eu well; trephos to feed; overfed) a term describing water, well supplied with nutrients and too highly productive of organic matter. Eutrophication may be a problem when water becomes so rich that plant organisms cause problems to other organisms. It often results in an ecosystem 'flip', chang...
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Usually refers to a nutrient-enriched, highly productive body of water.
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