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autotrophic

 [aw″to-trof´ik]
capable of synthesizing necessary nutrients if water, carbon dioxide, inorganic salts, and a source of energy are available.

au·to·tro·phic

(aw'tō-trof'ik),
1. Self-nourishing. The ability of an organism to produce food from inorganic compounds.
2. Pertaining to an autotroph.

autotrophic

/au·to·tro·phic/ (aw″to-tro´fik) self-nourishing; able to build organic constituents from carbon dioxide and inorganic salts.

au·to·tro·phic

(aw'tō-trō'fik)
1. Self-nourishing; the ability of an organism to produce food from inorganic compounds.
2. Pertaining to an autotroph.

autotrophic

pertaining to an AUTOTROPH.

autotrophic

capable of synthesizing necessary nutrients if water, carbon dioxide, inorganic salts and a source of energy are available.