photoautotroph

[foh-toh-aw-tuh-trof, -trohf] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈɔ təˌtrɒf, -ˌtroʊf/
noun, Biology
1.
any organism that derives its energy for food synthesis from light and is capable of using carbon dioxide as its principal source of carbon.
Origin
1945–50; photo- + autotroph
Related forms
photoautotrophic, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for photoautotrophic
photoautotrophic (ˌfəʊtəʊˌɔːtəʊˈtrɒfɪk)
 
adj
See also photosynthesis (of plants) capable of using light as the energy source in the synthesis of food from inorganic matter

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photoautotrophic in Science
photoautotroph
  (fō'tō-ô'tə-trŏf', -trōf')   
See phototroph.
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