Origin of trophic
Related formstroph·i·cal·ly, adverb
Definition for trophic (2 of 2)
Origin of -trophic
Examples from the Web for trophic
In course of time the foot becomes inverted and the toes are pointed—pes equino-varus—and trophic sores are liable to form.
Bed-sores and other trophic changes are common, and there is the usual risk of complications in relation to the urinary tract.
There is also a trophic differentiation, the fibres undertaking special functions of nutrition (the conduction of the sap).The Wonders of Life|Ernst Haeckel
There then follows an improvement or disappearance of any trophic disturbances that may be present.
A nerve also exerts a trophic influence on the tissues in which it is distributed.