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- adjective Able to adapt only to a narrow range of environmental conditions.
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- adjective ecology Able to
tolerateor adaptto only a small range of environmental conditions.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[steno– + Greek topos, place + –ic.]
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From stenotype + -ic.
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mollusque commented on the word stenotopic
Tolerant of only a narrow range of variation in environmental conditions. Compare eurytopic.
January 20, 2008
biocon commented on the word stenotopic
In addition, stenotopic means having a restricted range of geographical distribution (Oxford English Dictionary).
August 8, 2011