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Medical Term:

metatrophic

Pronunciation: met'a-trof'ik

Definition: Denoting the ability to undertake anabolism or to obtain nourishment from varied sources, both nitrogenous and carbonaceous organic matter.

[meta- + G. trophe, nourishment]

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