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autotrophs
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
S Biological Sciences
Definition
Organisms which are capable of producing organic matter from inorganic materials by utilizing energy, such as chlorophyll-containing plants and bacteria. Contrast with heterotrophs.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/14050.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/14050
Used For
autotrophic organisms
autotrophy
photoautotrophic organisms
photoautotrophs
photoautotrophy
photosynthetic organisms
phototrophic organisms
phototrophs
Broader Term
organisms
trophic relationships
Narrower Term
autotrophic algae
autotrophic bacteria
Related Term
heterotrophs
photobioreactors
photosynthesis
phytomass
plants (botany)
primary productivity
Spanish
autótrofos
Term Number
14050