metatrophic met·a·troph·ic (mět'ə-trŏf'ĭk, -trō'fĭk)
Of or relating to the ability to undertake anabolism.
Of or relating to the ability to obtain nourishment from varied sources, as from nitrogenous and carbonaceous organic matter.
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|the offspring of a zebra and a donkey.|