paratrophic

adjective
para·​tro·​phic | \ ˌpar-ə-ˈtrō-fik How to pronounce paratrophic (audio) , -ˈträf-ik How to pronounce paratrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of paratrophic

: deriving nourishment parasitically from other organisms paratrophic bacteria

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“Paratrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paratrophic. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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