autotroph

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

Definition of autotroph 

: an autotrophic organism

First Known Use of autotroph

1938, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for autotroph

German, from autotroph, adjective

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autotroph

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

Medical Definition of autotroph 

: an autotrophic organism

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