An organism that uses reduced, preformed organic molecules as its principal carbon source.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • heterotroph — heterotroph. См. гетеротроф. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • heterotroph — 1900, from HETERO (Cf. hetero ) + Gk. trophos feeder (see TROPHY (Cf. trophy)). Related: Heterotrophic (1893) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Heterotroph — Overview of cycle between autotrophs and heterotrophs A heterotroph (English pronunciation: /ˈhɛtərɵtroʊf/; ἕτερος heteros = another , different and τροφή trophe = nutrition ) is an organism that cannot …   Wikipedia

  • heterotroph — he|te|ro|troph 〈Adj.; Biol.〉 sich von organischen Stoffen ernährend, die von anderen Lebewesen stammen; Ggs autotroph [<grch. heteros „verschieden“ + trophe „Ernährung“] * * * he|te|ro|troph <Adj.> [zu griech. trophe̅̓ = Nahrung] (Biol.) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Heterotroph — Heterotrophie (griechisch „sich von anderen ernährend“; von ἕτερος (heteros) = „fremd“, „anders“, τροφή (trophe) = „Ernährung“) ist ein Begriff aus der Biologie und bezeichnet die Eigenschaft von Lebewesen oder Zellen, den zum Aufbau ihrer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • heterotroph — heterotrofas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalas, nesugebantis pats sintetinti organinių medžiagų ir naudojantis mitybai kitų sukurtas organines medžiagas. atitikmenys: angl. heterotroph rus. гетеротроф …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • heterotroph — noun Date: circa 1900 a heterotrophic individual …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heterotroph — n. [Gr. heteros, different; trophe, nourishment] An organism requiring organic compounds among the food substances as its source of carbon; organotroph; sometimes used as synonymous with chemoheterotroph; heterotrophic a; see autotrophic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • heterotroph — An organism that requires carbon compounds from other plant or animal sources and cannot synthesize them itself not an autotroph …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • heterotroph — /het euhr euh trof , trohf /, n. Biol. an organism requiring organic compounds for its principal source of food. Cf. autotroph. [1895 1900; HETERO + TROPH] * * * …   Universalium

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