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organotrophic

Pronunciation: or'ga-no-trof'ik

Definition:

  1. Pertaining to the nourishment of an organ.
  2. Pertaining to a microorganism that uses organic sources as a reducing power.

[organo- + G. trophe, nourishment]

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