First Known Use of decomposer
DECOMPOSER Defined for Kids
Definition of decomposer for Students
: a living thing (as a bacterium, fungus, or insect) that feeds on and breaks down plant and animal matter into simpler parts or substances
Medical Definition of decomposer
: any of various organisms (as many bacteria and fungi) that return constituents of organic substances to ecological cycles by feeding on and breaking down dead protoplasm
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