idiotrophic

idiotrophic

 [id″e-o-trof´ik]
capable of obtaining its own nourishment.
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id·i·o·troph·ic

(id'ē-ō-trēf'ik),
Capable of choosing its own food.
[idio- + G. trophē, food]
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