metatrophic

metatrophic

 [met″ah-trof´ik]
utilizing organic matter for food.

met·a·troph·ic

(met'ă-trof'ik),
Denoting the ability to undertake anabolism or to obtain nourishment from varied sources, that is, both nitrogenous and carbonaceous organic matter.
[meta- + G. trophē, nourishment]

met·a·troph·ic

(met'ă-trō'fik)
Denoting the ability to undertake anabolism or to obtain nourishment from varied sources, i.e., both nitrogenous and carbonaceous organic matter.
[meta- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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