Meaning of mesotrophic in English:

mesotrophic

Pronunciation /?m?s?(?)?tr?f?k/ /?m?s?(?)?tr??f?k/

adjective

Ecology
  • Especially of a lake or wetland: moderately rich in dissolved nutrients. Compare "eutrophic", "oligotrophic".

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Arthur George Tansley (1871–1955), plant ecologist. From meso- + -trophic, after German mesotroph.