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chemolithoautotroph

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A chemosynthetic organism that obtains energy from the oxidation of inorganic compounds and uses carbon dioxide as its sole source of carbon for growth.

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  • noun biology A chemoautotroph or lithoautotroph

Etymologies

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chemo- +‎ lithoautotroph

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