autotroph

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noun au·to·troph \ˈȯ-tə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Definition of autotroph

  1. :  an autotrophic organism

Origin and Etymology of autotroph

German, from autotroph, adjective


First Known Use: 1938


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autotroph

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noun au·to·troph \ˈȯt-ə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Medical Definition of autotroph

  1. :  an autotrophic organism


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