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mixotroph

[mik-suh-trof, -trohf] /ˈmɪk səˌtrɒf, -ˌtroʊf/
noun, Biology.
1.
any organism capable of existing as either an autotroph or heterotroph.
Origin of mixotroph
back formation from mixotrophic, equivalent to Greek mixo- (see mixoploid) + -trophic
Related forms
mixotrophic, adjective
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