Saprobic meaning

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Of or pertaining to organisms living in highly polluted waters.
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Of or pertaining to saprophytes.
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(biology) Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a saprobe or saprobes; that feeds on dead or decaying organic matter.
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(ecology) That contains dead or decaying organic material (therefore also saprobes).
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Origin of saprobic

From saprobe +"Ž -ic.