photoautotrophic


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pho·to·au·to·troph

 (fō′tō-o′tə-trŏf′, -trōf′)
pho′to·au′to·troph′ic adj.
pho′to·au′to·troph′i·cal·ly adv.

photoautotrophic

(ˌfəʊtəʊˌɔːtəʊˈtrɒfɪk)
adj
1. (Botany) (of plants) capable of using light as the energy source in the synthesis of food from inorganic matter. See also photosynthesis
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the details of these devices for high image analysis of cells photoautotrophic microorganisms in the flow, in particular on the basis of their fluorescence emission.
Establishment and physiological analyses of photoautotrophic callus cultures of the fern Platycerium coronarium (Koenig) Desv.