tropho-, troph-, -trophy, -trophs, -trophically, -trophic, -trophous

(Greek: food, nutrition, nourishment; development)

Don't confuse this tropho-, -trophy element with tropo-, meaning "turn, turning," etc.

viscerotrophic (adjective), more viscerotrophic, most viscerotrophic
1. Making use of internal organs of the body for growth; used especially of viruses.
2. Capable of stimulating the growth of internal organs of the body.
3. Etymology: from Latin viscero- + Greek trophe, "nourishment".
zootrophic (adjective) (not comparable)
Relating to or providing nutrition to lower animals; concerning animal nutrition: For her biology class at school, Tammy tried to find some information on the zootropic aspects of alimentation for the snake in the terrarium in the classroom.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "food, nutrition, nourishment": alimento-; broma-; carno-; cibo-; esculent-; sitio-; Eating Crawling Snacks; Eating: Carnivorous-Plant "Pets"; Eating: Folivory or Leaf Eaters; Eating: Omnivorous.