Meaning of troph-

troph-

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. var. ofbefore a vowel: trophallaxis.

-troph

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a combining form used in the formation of nouns with the general sense “nutrient matter” (embryotroph), “an organism with given nutritional requirements” (heterotroph); also forming concrete nouns corresponding to abstract nouns ending inor adjectives ending in
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