trophism


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

tro·phic·i·ty

(trō-fis'i-tē),
A trophic influence or condition.
Synonym(s): trophism (1)

trophism

[trof′izəm]
Etymology: Gk, trophe, nutrition
the influence of nourishment.
References in periodicals archive ?
These findings are consistent with results from earlier human studies suggesting that GATTEX can enhance physiological adaptation to SBS by amplifying intestinal trophism (influence of nutrition) and absorption.