Definition of Heterotrophs

1. Noun. (plural of heterotroph) ¹



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Definition of Heterotrophs

1. heterotroph [n] - See also: heterotroph

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heterotrophs

heterotransplantations
heterotricha
heterotrichosis
heterotricycle
heterotricycles
heterotricyclic
heterotrimer
heterotrimeric
heterotrimers
heterotroph
heterotrophic
heterotrophic enzyme
heterotrophic oral gastrointestinal cyst
heterotrophically
heterotrophies
heterotrophs (current term)
heterotrophy
heterotropia
heterotropic
heterotropous
heterotype mitosis
heterotypic
heterotypic cortex
heterovaccine therapy
heterovalent
heteroxanthine
heteroxenous
heteroxenous parasite
heterozeotrope

Literary usage of Heterotrophs

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1. Drinking Water Distribution Systems: Assessing and Reducing Risks by National Academies Press, National Research Council (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S. (2006)
"Coliforms and heterotrophs Another consequence of biofilms is their potential to ... The regrowth of heterotrophs in biofilms can also be of concern, ..."

2. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"This competition for nitrogen among heterotrophs, plants, and nitrifying bacteria plays a major role in determining the degree to which a vegetation growth ..."

3. Compost: On-Farm Systems edited by Mary V. Gold (1998)
"In general, the total aerobic heterotrophs, O2 consumption rate and ATP content of all piles increased dramatically during the thermophilic stage of ..."

4. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"The metabolism of heterotrophs is oxidative, and as a consequence of their activity, the little oxygen remaining in the lake was soon depleted. ..."

5. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"All the later stages in the food chain comprise heterotrophs futher- ... Moreover, omnivores such as human beings consume both autotrophs and heterotrophs. ..."

6. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Pacific Climate (PACLIM) Workshop edited by Caroline M. Isaacs, Vera L. Tharp (1995)
"It is conceivable that small heterotrophs are similarly adapted to low nutrient environments, characterized by less patchiness and small primary producers ..."

7. RREL Hazardous Waste Research Symposium: Abstract Proceedings, 19th Annual (1993)
"It is unlikely that utilization of nitrate by heterotrophs occurred in these cultures, because the ammonia concentration remained very high throughout the ..."

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