rheophile [rē′ə fīl΄]
an animal or plant best adapted for living in flowing water

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  • rhéophile — [ reɔfil ] adj. • 1964; de rhéo et phile ♦ Biol. Flore, faune rhéophile, adaptée à la vie dans les eaux torrentielles. Algues rhéophiles munies de ventouses. ● rhéophile adjectif Se dit des espèces animales et végétales vivant dans les torrents.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rheophile — [rē′ə fīl΄] n. 〚 RHEO + PHILE〛 an animal or plant best adapted for living in flowing water * * * …   Universalium

  • Rheophile — A rheophile is an organism that prefers to live in fast moving water.Examples of rheophilic animalsInsecta* Epeorus sylvicola , a rheophilic mayfly species (Ephemeroptera).Birds*American Dipper, Cinclus mexicanus , family Cinclidae.Fish* The fish …   Wikipedia

  • rheophile — adj. [Gr. rheein, to flow; philos, loving] Living in rivers and streams; reophilic. rheophily n …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • rheophile — living or thriving in running water Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • rheophile — rheo·phile …   English syllables

  • rheophile — adjective see rheophilic …   Useful english dictionary

  • reofil — REOFÍL, Ă, reofili, e, adj. (Despre vieţuitoare) Care preferă mediul din apele curgătoare. [pr.: re o ] – Din fr. rhéophile, engl. rheophile. Trimis de dante, 07.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  reofíl adj. m. (sil. re o ), pl. reofíli; …   Dicționar Român

  • Rapid — A rapid is a section of a river where the river bed has a relatively steep gradient causing an increase in water flow and turbulence. A rapid is a hydrological feature between a run (a smoothly flowing part of a stream) and a cascade . A rapid is …   Wikipedia

  • Teleocichla cinderella — Taxobox name = Teleocichla cinderella image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Cichlidae genus = Teleocichla species = T. cinderella binomial = Teleocichla cinderella… …   Wikipedia