Definition of Eutrophy

1. n. Healthy nutrition; soundless as regards the nutritive functions.



Definition of Eutrophy

1. Noun. (medicine) healthy nutrition ¹

2. Noun. (geography a body of water) the quality of being rich in minerals and nutrients ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eutrophy

1. healthful nutrition [n -PHIES]

Medical Definition of Eutrophy

1. Healthy nutrition; soundless as regards the nutritive functions. Origin: Gr, fr. Nourishing, healthy; well + to nourish. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eutrophy

eutomers
eutonic
eutopic
eutopy
eutrichosis
eutriconodont
eutriconodonts
eutripsia
eutrophia
eutrophic
eutrophicate
eutrophication
eutrophications
eutrophics
eutrophies
eutrophy (current term)
eutropic
eutropies
eutropy
euvolemia
euvolemic
euvolia
euxanthate
euxanthates
euxanthic
euxanthin
euxanthine
euxenite
euxenites
euxinia

Literary usage of Eutrophy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"10.8.4 The Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Eutrophication The term "eutrophy" generally refers to a state of nutrient enrichment (Wetzel, 1983), ..."

2. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"... enumeration procedure are evidence that the lakes have been transformed rapidly from oligotrophy to eutrophy due to the eruption and its aftermath. ..."

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