holophytic

adjective ho·lo·phyt·ic \ ˌhō-lə-ˈfi-tik , ˌhä- \

Definition of holophytic

:obtaining food after the manner of a green plant by photosynthetic activity

First Known Use of holophytic

1885


Medical Dictionary

holophytic

adjective ho·lo·phyt·ic \ -ˈfit-ik \

medical Definition of holophytic

:obtaining food after the manner of a green plant :photoautotrophic
  • holophytic protozoans
— compare holozoic

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