Origin of trophic
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.
British Dictionary definitions for trophic
Word Origin for trophic
Word Origin and History for trophic
1873, from Greek trophikos, from trophe "nourishment" (see -trophy).