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necrotroph

/ (ˈnɛkrəʊˌtrəʊf) /
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noun

a parasitic organism that kills the living cells of its host and then feeds on the dead matter

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Derived forms of necrotroph

necrotrophic (ˌnɛkrəʊˈtrɒfɪk), adjective
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