chemoautotrophic

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

Definition of chemoautotrophic

: being autotrophic and oxidizing an inorganic compound as a source of energy chemoautotrophic bacteria

Other Words from chemoautotrophic

chemoautotrophy \ ˌkē-​mō-​ȯ-​ˈtä-​trə-​fē also  ˌke-​ \ noun

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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chemoautotrophic

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

Medical Definition of chemoautotrophic

: being autotrophic and oxidizing some inorganic compound as a source of energy chemoautotrophic bacteria

Other Words from chemoautotrophic

chemoautotrophy \ -​ȯ-​ˈtä-​trə-​fē \ noun, plural chemoautotrophies

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