chemotrophic


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chemotrophic

 [ke″mo-trōf´ik]
deriving energy from the oxidation of organic (chemo-organotrophic) or inorganic (chemolithotrophic) compounds; said of bacteria.

chemotrophic

/che·mo·tro·phic/ (ke″mo-tro´fik) deriving energy from the oxidation of organic (chemo-organotrophic) or inorganic (chemolithotrophic) compounds; said of bacteria.

chemotrophic

see CHEMOAUTOTROPHIC.

chemotrophic

deriving energy from the oxidation of organic (chemo-organotrophic) or inorganic (chemolithotrophic) compounds; said of bacteria.
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