Definition of Autophytes

1. Noun. (plural of autophyte) ¹



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Definition of Autophytes

1. autophyte [n] - See also: autophyte

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autophytes

autophile
autophiles
autophobia
autophobic
autophoby
autophony
autophosphatase
autophosphorylate
autophosphorylated
autophosphorylates
autophosphorylation
autophosphorylation-dependent multifunctional protein kinase
autophosphorylations
autophyte
autophytes (current term)
autophytic
autophytic plant
autopilot
autopiloted
autopiloting
autopilots
autopipette
autopipettes
autoplast
autoplastic
autoplastic graft
autoplasty
autoplay
autoploid

Literary usage of Autophytes

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1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"Saprophytes are defined as plants that obtain their food from dead organic matter, appearing to contrast sharply on the one hand with autophytes or ..."

2. Biology: An Introductory Study for Use in Colleges by Herbert William Conn (1912)
"The autophytes, however, do not need organic food, and in this respect are much more independent than the other two groups. 2. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"Saprophytes intergrade with parasites on the one hand so closely and with autophytes on the other that the distinction of them is often difficult. ..."

4. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1910)
"It is the business of the green plants, known also as the autophytes, or independent plants, to make the food that is consumed by themselves as well as by ..."

5. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"It is the business of the green plants, known also as the autophytes, or independent plants, to make the food that is consumed by themselves as well as by ..."

6. Science of Plant Life: A High School Botany Treating of the Plant and Its by Edgar Nelson Transeau (1921)
"They are called autophytes, since they make their own food and can live without the assistance of other plants. There are many other plants, including a few ..."

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