Definition of rheophobic in English:

rheophobic

adjective

Zoology
  • Of an organism: that inhabits or prefers an environment of still rather than flowing water.

Origin

1960s. From rheo- + -phobic, either after rheophile or rheophilic, or after German rheophob rheophobe.

Pronunciation

rheophobic

/riːəˈfəʊbɪk/