Definition of holophytic in English:


Line breaks: holo|phyt¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhɒlə(ʊ)ˈfɪtɪk


  • (Of a plant or protozoan) able to synthesize complex organic compounds by photosynthesis.
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    • Various protozoa feed by holophytic, holozoic, or saprozoic means; some are predatory or parasitic.
    • Scattered throughout the region are smaller areas of riparian, holophytic, and other vegetation types adapted to specific site conditions.

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