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Search Results for: autotrophy


Autotrophy The state of being self-sustaining and being able to produce food from inorganic compounds. carbon autotrophy,... Read More


Definition noun The synthesis of complex organic material using carbon dioxide, water, inorganic salts, and light energy... Read More

Nitrogen fixation

Definition noun The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen (N2) into a more usable form by natural means, such as by the... Read More


Definition noun The process of taking in of dissolved organic compounds that are absorbed into the cells via extracellular... Read More