Definition of holophytic in English:

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holophytic

Pronunciation: /ˌhɒlə(ʊ)ˈfɪtɪk/

adjective

Biology
(Of a plant or protozoan) able to synthesize complex organic compounds by photosynthesis.
Example sentences
  • 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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