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Search Results for: saprophytic

Saprophytic

Definition adjective (1) Of or relating to a saprophyte. (2) Feeding, absorbing or growing upon decaying organic matter... Read More

Decomposer

Decomposer Definition The organisms that carry out the process of decay or break down of the dead organism are known as... Read More

Saprophyte

Definition noun, plural: saprophytes (botany) An organism (especially a plant or plant-like) that feeds, absorbs or grows on... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Facultative parasite

Definition noun, plural: facultative parasites An organism that lives independent of a host but may occasionally be... Read More

Monotropa

monotropa (Science: botany) A genus of parasitic or saprophytic plants including the indian pipe and pine sap. The name... Read More

Detritivore

Definition noun, plural: detritivores An organism that feeds on detritus or organic waste Supplement A detritivore pertains... Read More

Neisseria flavescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative saprophytic bacterium found normally in the nasopharynx, mouth and upper respiratory tracts... Read More

Vascular Plants: Ferns and Relatives

These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More