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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to, or exhibiting, paratrophy.
  • Existing only as a parasite within the living tissues of other organisms: a term used by A. Fischer to designate a group of bacteria which he believed to possess such requirements. Compare prototrophic and metatrophic.

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