photoautotroph
noun see photoautotrophic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Photoautotroph — fotoautotrofai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Organizmai, energiją organinių maisto medžiagų sintezei gaunantys iš Saulės energijos. atitikmenys: angl. photoautotrophs vok. Photoautotroph, n rus. фотоавтотроф, m;… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • photoautotroph — (fo to aw to trōf) See photolithotrophic autotrophs …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • photoautotroph — photoautotrophic, adj. /foh toh aw teuh trof , trohf /, n. Biol. any organism that derives its energy for food synthesis from light and is capable of using carbon dioxide as its principal source of carbon. [1945 50; PHOTO + AUTOTROPH] * * * …   Universalium

  • photoautotroph — noun an organism, such as all green plants, that can synthesize its own food from inorganic material using light as a source of energy …   Wiktionary

  • photoautotroph — An organism that depends solely on light for its energy and principally on carbon dioxide for its carbon. Cf.:photoheterotroph, photolithotroph, phototroph. [photo + G. autos, self, + trophe, nourishment] * * * pho·to·au·to·troph .fōt ō ȯt ə .t …   Medical dictionary

  • photoautotroph — pho·to·autotroph …   English syllables

  • photoautotroph — pho•to•au•to•troph [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔ təˌtrɒf, ˌtroʊf[/t]] n. ecl any organism that derives its energy for food synthesis from light and is capable of using carbon dioxide as its principal source of carbon • Etymology: 1945–50 pho to•au to•troph′ic,… …   From formal English to slang

  • photoautotroph — /ˌfoʊtoʊˈɔtətrɒf/ (say .fohtoh awtuhtrof) noun a plant which is capable of photoautotrophy. –photoautotrophic /ˌfoʊtoʊɔtəˈtrɒfɪk/ (say .fohtohawtuh trofik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • photoautotroph — See: autotroph, heterotroph …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • photoautotroph — ¦fōd.ōˌ noun Etymology: phot + autotroph : a photoautotrophic organism * * * photoautotrophic, adj. /foh toh aw teuh trof , trohf /, n. Biol. any organism that derives its energy for food synthesis from light and is capable of using carbon… …   Useful english dictionary

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