Definition of Prototroph

1. Noun. (biology) Any microorganism that can synthesize its nutrients from inorganic material ¹



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Definition of Prototroph

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prototroph

protosulphide
protosulphides
protosulphuret
protosulphurets
protosyntactic
protosyntactical
protosyntax
prototheme
protothemes
prototherian
prototherians
protothread
protothreads
prototile
prototiles
prototroph (current term)
prototrophic
prototrophies
prototrophs
prototrophy
prototropic
prototropically
prototropy
prototypal
prototype
prototyped
prototyper
prototypers
prototypes
prototypic

Literary usage of Prototroph

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1. Vorlesungen über Landwirtschaftliche Bakteriologie by Felix Löhnis (1913)
"In der Literatur werden diejenigen Bakterien, die organische Substanz aus anorganischen Stoffen aufbauen, mitunter als „prototroph" oder „autotroph" ..."

2. Handbuch der technischen Mykologie für technische Chemiker by Franz Lafar (1907)
"prototroph. und zwar in bezog auf den Stickstoff, sind nur die im 1. Kapitel abgehandelten freien Stickstoff bindenden Organismen sowie die im 2. ..."

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