oligotrophy

[ ol-i-go-truh-fee ]
/ ˌɒl ɪˈgɒ trə fi /

noun Ecology.

the state of being oligotrophic, or deficient in nutrients but high in oxygen.

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Origin of oligotrophy

First recorded in 1700–10; oligo- + -trophy
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