heterotroph

play
noun het·ero·troph \ˈhe-tə-rə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Definition of heterotroph

  1. :  a heterotrophic individual

Circa 1900

First Known Use of heterotroph

circa 1900


Medical Dictionary

heterotroph

play
noun het·ero·troph \ˈhet-ə-rə-ˌtrōf, -ˌträf\

Medical Definition of heterotroph

  1. :  a heterotrophic individual


Learn More about heterotroph


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up heterotroph? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!