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chemoautotrophic

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adjective che·mo·au·to·tro·phic \ˌkē-mō-ˌȯ-tə-ˈtrō-fik also ˌke-\

Definition of chemoautotrophic

  1. :  being autotrophic and oxidizing an inorganic compound as a source of energy <chemoautotrophic bacteria>

che·mo·au·tot·ro·phy play \-ȯ-ˈtä-trə-fē\ noun


1941

First Known Use of chemoautotrophic

1941


Medical Dictionary

chemoautotrophic

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adjective che·mo·au·to·tro·phic \-ˌȯt-ə-ˈtrō-fik\

Medical Definition of chemoautotrophic

  1. :  being autotrophic and oxidizing some inorganic compound as a source of energy <chemoautotrophic bacteria>

  2. che·mo·au·tot·ro·phy \-ȯ-ˈtä-trə-fē\play noun, plural che·mo·au·tot·ro·phies




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