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chemo-organotroph

/ (ˌkiːməʊɔːˈɡænətrəʊf, ˌkɛm-) /
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noun

another name for chemoheterotroph

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Medical definitions for chemo-organotroph

chemoorganotroph
[ kē′mō-ôrgə-nō-trōf′, -trŏf′ ]

n.

An organism that depends on organic chemicals for its energy and carbon.
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