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chemoheterotroph

/ (ˌkiːməʊˈhɛtərəʊtrəʊf, ˌkɛm-) /
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noun
biology an organism that obtains its energy from the oxidation of organic compoundsAlso called: chemo-organotroph
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Derived forms of chemoheterotroph

chemoheterotrophic (ˌkiːməʊˌhɛtərəʊˈtrɒfɪk, ˌkɛm-), adjective
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