metatrophic

adjective
meta·​tro·​phic | \ ˌmet-ə-ˈtrōf-ik How to pronounce metatrophic (audio) , -ˈträf- How to pronounce metatrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of metatrophic

: requiring complex organic sources of carbon and nitrogen for metabolic synthesis : heterotrophic

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“Metatrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metatrophic. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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