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Meanings of Trophocyte:

noun

Any of various types of cell serving a nutritive function; especially a specialized cell of the fat body or a nurse cell of the ovary in an insect.

Meanings of Trophogenic:

adjective

Determined by or dependent upon feeding habits or diet.

Meanings of Trophology:

noun

Nutritional science (now rare or disused).

Meanings of Trophonema:

noun

(in certain viviparous fishes) any of the glandular uterine villi supplying nutrients to the embryos.

Meanings of Trophoneurosis:

noun

(originally) a disease or disorder of a trophic nerve (now historical); (in later use) a disorder resulting from impaired innervation (now rare).

Meanings of Trophoneurotic:

adjective

Of, relating to, or of the nature of a trophoneurosis.

Meanings of Trophonian:

adjective

Of or relating to trophonius, the deified legendary builder of the original temple of apollo at delphi, whose oracle in a boeotian cave was said to affect those who entered with such awe that they never smiled again. hence (figurative): gloomy, saturnine.

Meanings of Trophonucleus:

noun

= macronucleus .

Meanings of Trophoplasmic:

noun

Protoplasm or cytoplasm believed to serve a nutritive function only; compare idioplasm , "kinoplasm".

Meanings of Trophosomal:

adjective

Of or relating to a trophosome.

Meanings of Trophosome:

noun

(in a hydrozoan) the aggregate of non-reproductive zooids serving a primarily nutritive role.

Meanings of Trophosperm:

noun

The internal part of the pericarp of a fruit, to which the seeds are attached.

Meanings of Trophosphere:

noun

A spherical structure or layer of tissue formed in the early stages of implantation of the blastocyst.

Meanings of Trophospongia:

noun

A layer of tissue containing numerous vascular spaces, formed between the ovum and uterine lining in the early stages of implantation.

Meanings of Trophospongial:

adjective

Of or relating to the trophospongia.

Meanings of Trophotaxis:

noun

Movement of an organism towards or away from a source of nutrients.

Meanings of Trophothylax:

noun

(in the larva of certain ants) a food pouch located on the lower surface of the thorax near the head.

Meanings of Trophotropic:

adjective

Designating the physiological actions or effects of the parasympathetic nervous system (which include the promotion of digestion and of tissue repair and growth); of, relating to, or characterized by these effects.

Meanings of Trophotropism:

noun

Movement of placental cells towards a site of optimal nutrition within the uterus.

Meanings of Trophozoite:

noun

A growing stage in the life cycle of some sporozoan parasites, when they are absorbing nutrients from the host.

Usage examples:

Ingested cysts hatch into trophozoites in the small intestine and continue moving down the digestiv…

Meanings of Trophozooid:

noun

(in a hydrozoan or other colonial organism) a non-reproductive zooid serving a primarily nutritive role.

Meanings of Trophy:

noun

A cup or other decorative object awarded as a prize for a victory or success.

Usage examples:

The age groups ranged from four to 20, with a trophy awarded for first prize and certificates for s…
combining form

In nouns corresponding to adjectives ending in -trophic (such as phototrophy corresponding to phototrophic ).

Trophyless

ˈtrəʊ.fi.ləs

Meanings of Trophyless:

adjective

Without a trophy.

Tropic

ˈtrɒp.ɪk

Meanings of Tropic:

noun

The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north (tropic of cancer) or south (tropic of capricorn) of the equator.

Usage examples:

The vineyard area extends from the tropic of capricorn in the north to the 40th parallel in the sou…
adjective

Another term for tropical (sense 1).

combining form

Turning towards.

Usage examples:

Heliotropic

Meanings of Tropical:

adjective

Of, typical of, or peculiar to the tropics.

Usage examples:

Tropical countries

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