eutrophication definition

  • noun:
    • The process of becoming eutrophic.
    • exorbitant nutritional elements in a lake or other body of liquid, frequently caused by runoff of nutrients (animal waste, fertilizers, sewage) from land, which in turn causes a dense growth of vegetation; the decomposition of the flowers depletes the supply of air, causing the loss of pet life
    • The process of becoming eutrophic.
    • excessive vitamins in a lake or other human body of water, typically brought on by runoff of nutrients (pet waste, fertilizers, sewage) from land, which causes a dense growth of plant life; the decomposition associated with flowers depletes the supply of oxygen, causing the death of pet life

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