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eutrophy

[ yoo-truh-fee ]
/ ˈyu trə fi /
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noun
Medicine/Medical. healthy or adequate nutrition or development.
Ecology. the state of being eutrophic, or rich in nutrients but low in oxygen.
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Origin of eutrophy

From the Greek word eutrophía, dating back to 1715–25. See eu-, tropho-, -y3
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