• Definition for "chemoautotroph"
    • An organism, including a bacterium or protozoan, that…
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chemoautotroph definition

  • noun:
    • An organism, including a bacterium or protozoan, that obtains its nutrition through the oxidation of inorganic chemical compounds as opposed to photosynthesis.
    • a simple system, particularly a protozoan, that derives its power from chemical processes in the place of photosynthesis
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