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autotrophic nutrition

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  • nutrition — nutritional, nutritionary, adj. nutritionally, adv. /nooh trish euhn, nyooh /, n. 1. the act or process of nourishing or of being nourished. 2. the science or study of, or a course of study in, nutrition, esp. of humans. 3. the process by which… …   Universalium

  • autotrophic — 1. Self nourishing. The ability of an organism to produce food from inorganic compounds. 2. Pertaining to an autotroph. * * * au·to·tro·phic .ȯt ə trō fik adj 1) needing only carbon dioxide or carbonates as a source of carbon and a simple… …   Medical dictionary

  • autotrophic — adj. [Gr. autos, self; trophein, to nourish] Capable of synthesizing all substances needed for nutrition from inorganic food substances; see heterotroph …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

  • protozoan — /proh teuh zoh euhn/, n., pl. protozoans, (esp. collectively) protozoa / zoh euh/, adj. Biol. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotes, of the kingdom Protista, that are primarily unicellular, existing singly or aggregating into colonies, are… …   Universalium

  • protist — protistan /proh tis teuhn/, adj., n. protistic, adj. /proh tist/, n. any of various one celled organisms, classified in the kingdom Protista, that are either free living or aggregated into simple colonies and that have diverse reproductive and… …   Universalium

  • autotrophy — The state of being self sustaining and able to produce food from inorganic compounds, with carbon dioxide serving as the sole source of carbon. carbon a. ability to assimilate CO2 from the air. nitrogen a. ability …   Medical dictionary

  • chemosynthesis — n. [Gr. chemeia, pert. chemistry; synthesis, composition] 1. Synthesis of organic chemical compounds in organisms. 2. A type of autotrophic nutrition through which organisms obtain their energy by oxidation of various inorganic compounds instead… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Metabolism — Cell metabolism redirects here. For the journal, see Cell Metabolism. Structure of adenosine triphosphate, a central intermediate in energy metabolism Metabolism (from Greek: μεταβολή metabolē , change or Greek: μεταβολισμός metabolismos,… …   Wikipedia

  • Microbial metabolism — is the means by which a microbe obtains the energy and nutrients (e.g. carbon) it needs to live and reproduce. Microbes use many different types of metabolic strategies and species can often be differentiated from each other based on metabolic… …   Wikipedia

  • digestion — digestional, adj. /di jes cheuhn, duy /, n. 1. the process in the alimentary canal by which food is broken up physically, as by the action of the teeth, and chemically, as by the action of enzymes, and converted into a substance suitable for… …   Universalium