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Search Results for: halophile

Extreme halophile

Extreme halophile An organism whose growth is dependent on large amounts (generally more than 10% in solution) of salt... Read More

Halophile

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

Archaea

Archaea are the unicellular prokaryotes that comprise the domain of the same name, Archaea. These microorganisms are... Read More

Heterotroph

Heterotroph Definition What is a heterotroph? Does a heterotroph make its own food? In biology and ecology, a heterotroph... Read More

Autotroph

Autotroph Definition What is an autotroph? In biology and ecology, an autotroph is an organism capable of making nutritive... Read More

Chemotroph

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

Chemoautotroph

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

Chemolithotroph

Definition noun, plural: chemolitotrophs An organism deriving energy from chemical reactions and synthesizing all necessary... Read More

Extremophile

Definition noun, plural: extremophiles An organism adapted to live and thrive in an environment with extreme conditions such... Read More