phototrophic

adjective
pho·​to·​troph·​ic | \ ˌfōt-ə-ˈträf-ik How to pronounce phototrophic (audio) , -ˈtrōf- How to pronounce phototrophic (audio) \

Medical Definition of phototrophic

: capable of utilizing carbon dioxide in the presence of light as a source of metabolic carbon phototrophic bacteria

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“Phototrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phototrophic. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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