Definition of Photoheterotroph

1. Noun. A heterotrophic organism that uses light for energy but cannot use carbon dioxide as its sole carbon source and thus uses organic compounds from the environment. ¹



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Medical Definition of Photoheterotroph

1. An organism that depends on light for most of its energy and principally on organic compounds for its carbon. Compare: photoautotroph, photolithotroph, phototroph. Origin: photo-+ G. Heteros, other, + trophe, nourishment (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Photoheterotroph

photographs
photography
photogravure
photogravures
photogs
photoguide
photoguides
photohadronic
photoheated
photoheating
photoheliograph
photoheliographic
photoheliographs
photoheliography
photohemotachometer
photoheterotroph (current term)
photoheterotrophic
photoheterotrophically
photoheterotrophs
photoheterotrophy
photohetrotroph
photohomolysis
photohydration
photohydrations
photohydrogen
photohydrolysis
photoimaging
photoimpedance
photoinactivation
photoinactive

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