stenotopic
adjective Etymology: probably from German stenotop stenotopic, from sten- + Greek topos place Date: 1945 having a narrow range of adaptability to changes in environmental conditions

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  • stenotopic — ☆ stenotopic [sten΄ə täp′ik ] adj. 〚< Ger stenotop, stenotopic (< steno ,STENO + top < Gr topos, place: see TOPIC) + IC〛 …   Universalium

  • stenotopic — ☆ stenotopic [sten΄ə täp′ik ] adj. [< Ger stenotop, stenotopic (< steno ,STENO + top < Gr topos, place: see TOPIC) + IC] Biol. able to withstand only a limited range of variations in environmental conditions: opposed to EURYTOPIC …   English World dictionary

  • stenotopic — |stenə|täpik adjective Etymology: probably from German stenotop stenotopic (from sten + top, from Greek topos place) + English ic more at topic : having a narrow range of adaptability to changes in environmental conditions compare eurytopic,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stenotopic — 1) having a limited range of geographical distribution 2) having a narrow tolerance for a factor such as temperature …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • stenotopic — adj. [Gr. stenos, narrow; topos, place] Organisms having a limited geographical distribution or occurring in restricted habitats; see eurytopic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • stenotopic — adjective /stɛnə(ʊ)ˈtɒpɪk/ Able to tolerate or adapt to only a small range of environmental conditions. Ant: eurytopic …   Wiktionary

  • stenotopic — steno·topic …   English syllables

  • stenotopic — One who can only live in a very specific environment …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • stenotopic organisms — stenobiontai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Augalai, gyvūnai ir mikroorganizmai, prisitaikę gyventi tik tam tikromis aplinkos (temperatūros, drėgmės, dirvožemio, druskingumo, slėgio, gylio, aukščio) ir mitybos veiksnių… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • stenotopic organisms — stenotopiniai organizmai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Gyvūnai ir augalai, prisitaikę gyventi ir augti tik tam tikromis ekologinėmis sąlygomis (pvz., saulašarės, pelkiniai gailiai, spanguolės auga tik aukštapelkėse).… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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