chemolithotroph

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che·mo·lith·o·troph

 (kē′mō-lĭth′ə-trŏf′, -trōf′, kĕm′ō-)
che′mo·lith′o·tro′phic adj.
che′mo·li·thot′ro·phy (-lī-thŏt′rə-fē) adj.

chemolithotroph

(ˌkiːməʊˈlɪθətrəʊf; ˌkɛm-)
n
(Biology) another name for chemautotroph
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Lithotroph (Chapter 9)--An organism that obtains its energy from inorganic compounds.
Organisms that exclusively oxidize inorganic compounds are also called lithotrophs.