Photoautotroph | definition of photoautotroph by Medical dictionary
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[photo- + G. autos, self, + trophē, nourishment]
photoautotroph (fō′tō-ô′tə-trŏf′, -trōf′)
photoautotroph a type of AUTOTROPH that uses light as an energy source to synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials. Green plants are photoautotrophs.
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Besides, due to it photoautotrophs
characteristics cyanobacteria also known as blue-green algae and green pigments which result from photosynthesis.
These data strongly suggest that oxygenic photoautotrophs
flourished in the photic zone of the 3.
The results demonstrate the importance of evaluating physiological properties of pollution-intolerant algae in addition to community primary production when examining the effects of water quality on photoautotrophs