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1. heterotroph

noun. an organism that depends on complex organic substances for nutrition.

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • prokaryote
  • stander

Etymology

  • -troph (English)
  • hetero- (English)
  • ἕτερος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with heterotroph


1. Noun, singular or mass
In a food chain, an autotroph harnesses the energy and nutrients in their environment and becomes the food for a heterotroph.

2. Adjective
There are many heterotroph examples.

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