[ hol-uh-fit-ik, hoh-luh- ]
/ ˌhɒl əˈfɪt ɪk, ˌhoʊ lə- /
(of a plant) obtaining energy by synthesizing inorganic substances; autotrophic.
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OTHER WORDS FROM holophytichol·o·phyte [hol-uh-fahyt, hoh-luh-] /ˈhɒl əˌfaɪt, ˈhoʊ lə-/, noun
Words nearby holophytic
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British Dictionary definitions for holophyte
/ (ˌhɒləˈfɪtɪk) /
(of plants) capable of synthesizing their food from inorganic molecules, esp by photosynthesis
Derived forms of holophyticholophyte (ˈhɒləˌfaɪt), noun
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Medical definitions for holophyte
[ hŏl′ō-fĭt′ĭk, hō′lō- ]
Not requiring the ingestion of exogenous organic substances for nutrition; obtaining nourishment in the manner of a green plant. Used of certain protozoans capable of photosynthesis.
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Scientific definitions for holophyte
[ hŏl′ə-fīt′ ]
An organism that produces its own food through photosynthesis.
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