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glossary:chemoheterotrophs [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||Feeding on organic material without photosynthesis: used to describe an [[organism]] that obtains its nourishment from organic, as opposed to inorganic, substances and does not require light energy for its metabolism. All animals, fungi, and many [[bacteria]] are chemoheterotrophic.|