dystophic

dystophic

[di′stäf·ik]
(biology)
Pertaining to an environment that does not supply adequate nutrition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Truesight, the previous volume, is a dystophic SF tale (reminiscent of The Giver) about Harmony, a community of people genetically engineered to be blind.