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.

trophophorous
trophophyll
Photosynthetic, leaf-bearing.
trophoplasm
The vegetative or nutritive portion of the cell.
trophoplast
Any of a category of cytoplasmic organelles found in plant cells. They include the chlorophasts, what are involved in photosynthesis, and other related bodies; such as, the chromoplasts, which are associated with food storage; also, plastid.
trophosome
1. An organ used in the production of or in the securing of nourishment as distinct from reproduction.
2. A bodily organ in deep-sea tube worms that is colonized by bacteria supplying the host worm with food and energy.
3. The nutritive zooids of a hydroid, collectively, as distinguished from the gonosome (reproductive zooids of a hydroid colony), or other reproductive zooids (organic bodies or cells).
trophosperm
1. The placenta, or the vascular appendage which connects the fetus with the parent, and is cast off in parturition with the afterbirth.
2. The part of a pistil or fruit to which the ovules or seeds are attached.
trophospongia
The vascular endometrium forming the outer or maternal layer of the placenta.
trophospongium
A canalicular network in the cytoplasm of certain cells which was once believed to be instrumental in the circulation of nutritive material.
trophotaxis
Chemotaxis of an organism in response to nutritive material.
trophotherapy
Diet or nutritional treatment.
trophotropic (adjective)
Relating to or exhibiting the growth or movement of organisms in relation to a source or supply of food.
trophotropism
Chemotaxis of living cells in relation to nutritive material; it may be positive (toward nutritive material) or negative (away from nutritive material).
trophozoite
1. The adult or feeding stage in a member of the Sporozoa (parasitic spore-forming protozoa).
2. In the class Sporozoa, a protozoan that is in the vegetative state, as contrasted with the reproductive stage.
trophozooid
A nutritive polyp or zooid in coral and similar colonial coelenterates.
vasotrophic
Relating to the nutrition of the blood vessels or the lymphatics.

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.