phototrophic

adjective

pho·​to·​troph·​ic ˌfōt-ə-ˈträf-ik How to pronounce phototrophic (audio) -ˈtrōf- How to pronounce phototrophic (audio)
: capable of utilizing carbon dioxide in the presence of light as a source of metabolic carbon
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“Phototrophic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phototrophic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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