Heterotroph Definition

hĕtər-ə-trŏf, -trōf
noun
An organism that is dependent on complex organic substances for nutrition because it cannot synthesize its own food.
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Singular:
heterotroph
Plural:
heterotrophs

Origin of Heterotroph

  • hetero- +"Ž -troph

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