Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Zootrophic

More z-words are always good, right? ;)
Zootrophic, adj.:

(physiology) Of or pertaining to the nourishment of animals.


zoo, from Ancient Greek ζῷον (zôion, “animal”) + trophic, from Ancient Greek τροφικός (trophikós, “pertaining to food or nourishment”), from τροφή (trophḗ, “food”).

(thanks to duathir for pointing me to this word!)
Tags: adjective, greek, scientific, wordsmith: med_cat, z

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