chemoorganotroph


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che·mo·or·ga·no·troph

(kē'mō-ōr'gă-nō-trōf'),
An organism that depends on organic chemicals for its energy and carbon.
Synonym(s): chemoheterotroph
[chemo- + G. organon, organ, + trophē, nourishment]
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che·mo·or·ga·no·troph

(kē'mō-ōr'gă-nō-trōf)
An organism that depends on organic chemicals for its energy and carbon.
[chemo- + G. organon, organ, + trophē, nourishment]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012