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chemautotroph

/ˌkiːməʊˈɔːtətrəʊf/
noun
1.
(biology) an organism, such as a bacterium, that obtains its energy from inorganic reactions using simple compounds, such as ammonia or hydrogen sulphide Also called chemolithotroph
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chemautotrophic (ˌkiːməʊˌɔːtəˈtrɒfɪk; ˌkɛm-) adjective
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