chemosynthetic autotroph

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1 An autotroph that is capable of synthesizing complex organic materials from inorganic reactions (e.g. iron oxidation).

2 A chemotrophic organism that uses carbon dioxide as its main or sole source of carbon.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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