Meaning of -trophic in English:

-trophic

Pronunciation /ˈtrəʊfɪk/ /ˈtrɒfɪk/

  • 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’.