primary producer
Photoautotrophic and chemoautotrophic organisms that incorporate carbon dioxide into organic carbon and thus provide new biomass for the ecosystem.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • primary producer — primary production. Biol. any green plant or any of various microorganisms that can convert light energy or chemical energy into organic matter. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

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