lithotroph

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lith·o·troph

(lith'ō-trof),
An organism with carbon needs that are satisfied by carbon dioxide. Compare: chemoautotroph.

lithotroph

any organism that makes use of an inorganic electron donor.
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In Group 2, the stone was removed by ureteroscopic lithotrophy and/or ESWL.
Energetics and catabolism; respiration, lithotrophy, and photolysis; biosynthesis; and food and industrial microbiology are covered next, followed by discussion of bacteria, archaeal, and eukaryotic diversity; microbial ecology; and microbes and the global environment.