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variant of tropho- before a vowel: trophallaxis.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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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 in -trophy or adjectives ending in -trophic.
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How to use troph- in a sentence
Phlegmatos d' ouden epoisen h physis organon kathartikon, hoti psychron kai hygron esti kai hoion hmipeptos tis troph.On the Natural Faculties|Galen
The electrophorus (e-lec-troph-o-rus) is about the simplest form of machine.Things a Boy Should Know About Electricity|Thomas M. (Thomas Matthew) St. John
En Wahl-platz p hoilken str en Rysk Troph; och twenne fngar derwid bunden.