HyperDic: autotrophic

English > 1 sense of the word autotrophic:
ADJECTIVEpertautotrophic, autophyticof or relating to organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis
autotrophic > pronunciation
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English > autotrophic: 1 sense > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis.
Synonymautophytic
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Oppositeheterotrophicrequiring organic compounds of carbon and nitrogen for nourishment
Spanishautofítico, autotrófico
Nounsautotrophplant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances

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