adjective. ['ˌɔtəˈtroʊfɪk'] of or relating to organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis.
- -trophic (English)
- auto- (English)
- αὐτo- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Autotrophic
Example sentences of the word autotrophic
Green algae of are a well-known group of autotrophic protists.