holophyte


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ho·lo·phyte

 (hŏl′ə-fīt′)
n.
An organism that produces its own food through photosynthesis.

hol′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Noun1.holophyte - an organism that produces its own food by photosynthesis
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
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