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Search Results for: chemotroph

Chemotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemotrophs An organism that obtains energy mainly from carbon dioxide and from other inorganic... Read More

Halophile

Definition noun, plural: halophiles An organism that thrives in an environment of high salinity Supplement A halophile... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Chemoautotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemoautotrophs An organism (typically a bacterium or a protozoan) that obtains energy through... Read More

Chemoheterotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemoheterotrophs An organism deriving energy by ingesting intermediates or building blocks that it... Read More

Methanogen

Definition noun, plural: methanogens An archaeabacterium capable of methanogenesis Supplement A methanogen pertains to any... Read More