mixotroph

[ mik-suh-trof, -trohf ]

nounBiology.
  1. any organism capable of existing as either an autotroph or heterotroph.

Origin of mixotroph

1
Back formation from mixotrophic, equivalent to Greek mixo- (see mixoploid) + -trophic

Other words from mixotroph

  • mix·o·troph·ic, adjective

Words Nearby mixotroph

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