photoautotrophic

adjective
pho·​to·​au·​to·​tro·​phic | \ ˌfō-tō-ˌȯ-tə-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce photoautotrophic (audio) \

Definition of photoautotrophic

: autotrophic and utilizing energy from light green plants are photoautotrophic

Other Words from photoautotrophic

photoautotrophically \ ˌfō-​tō-​ˌȯ-​tə-​ˈtrō-​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce photoautotrophically (audio) \ adverb

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Photoautotrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoautotrophic. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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photoautotrophic

adjective
pho·​to·​au·​to·​tro·​phic | \ -ˌȯt-ə-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce photoautotrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of photoautotrophic

: autotrophic and utilizing energy from light green plants are photoautotrophic

Other Words from photoautotrophic

photoautotrophically \ -​fi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce photoautotrophically (audio) \ adverb

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