Definition of -trophic in English:

-trophic

combining form

  • 1Relating to nutrition.

    ‘oligotrophic’
  • 2Relating to maintenance or regulation of a bodily organ or function, especially by a hormone.

    ‘gonadotrophic’

Origin

From Greek trophikos, from trophē ‘nourishment’.

Pronunciation

-trophic

/ˈtrɒfɪk//ˈtrəʊfɪk/