TROPHIC

adjective. 1. depicting or correlating to activities involved with nourishment, or the consuming of food and metabolism of nutrients. 2. depicting or correlating to the nourishing and supportive operations of the cell body of a neuron, as different from the act of impulse reception and transmission.

TROPHIC: "The trophic properties of plants are detailed in chapter 11."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TROPHIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trophic/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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