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ol•i•go•troph•ic



Pronunciation: (ol"i-gō-trof'ik, -trō'fik), [key]
adj. Ecol.
(of a lake) characterized by a low accumulation of dissolved nutrient salts, supporting but a sparse growth of algae and other organisms, and having a high oxygen content owing to the low organic content.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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