Euphotic etymology


English word euphotic comes from English photic, English eu- (Good, well. True, genuine.)

Etymology of euphotic

Detailed word origin of euphotic

Dictionary entry Language Definition
photic English (en) Of, related to, or irradiated by light; especially describing that part of the near-surface ocean is which photosynthesis is possible.
eu- English (en) Good, well. True, genuine.
euphotic English (en) Describing that part of the near-surface ocean in which photosynthesis is possible.

Words with the same origin as euphotic

Descendants of eu-