1. autotrophic

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))

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Autotrophic

  • hypertrophic
  • amyotrophic

Example sentences of the word autotrophic

1. Adjective
Green algae of are a well-known group of autotrophic protists.