[ pol-ee-trof-ik, -troh-fik ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk /
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(of certain bacteria) deriving nourishment from many organic substances.
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British Dictionary definitions for polytrophic
/ (ˌpɒlɪˈtrɒfɪk) /
(esp of bacteria) obtaining food from several different organic sources
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