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chemosynthesis

Definition:
A microbial process where energy is obtained by the oxidation of inorganic compounds to synthesise organic compounds, typically in the absence of sunlight.
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URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/317870
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RDF/XMLCreated 2018-06-15, last modified 2018-11-14