prototrophic

adjective
pro·to·tro·phic | \ ˌprō-tə-ˈtrō-fik \

Definition of prototrophic 

: having the nutritional requirements of the normal or wild type

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prototrophy \prō-ˈtä-trə-fē \ noun

First Known Use of prototrophic

1900, in the meaning defined above

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prototrophic

adjective
pro·to·tro·phic | \ ˌprōt-ə-ˈtrō-fik \

Medical Definition of prototrophic 

1 : deriving nutriment from inorganic sources prototrophic bacteria

2 : not requiring specific nutritional substances for normal metabolism and reproduction : not differing from the wild type in nutritional requirements used especially of bacteria and fungi a yeast prototrophic for uracil and leucine — compare auxotrophic

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prototrophy \prō-ˈtä-trə-fē \ noun plural prototrophies

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