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Allotroph

Definition of the noun Allotroph

What does Allotroph mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [biology] Any organisms that obtains its energy from food taken from its environment
  2. [chemistry] A chemical element that exists in two different forms but in the same phase, such as diamond and graphite (both forms of carbon).

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Allotroph: Allotrophs are organisms that take in food from their environment. They cannot synthesize their own.

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Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

allotroph'ic [G. alios, other, + trophe, nourishment.] Having an altered nutritive value. allotrop'ic. Relating to allotropy. allot'ropism. Allotropy. allof ropy [G. alios, other, ...

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Video shows what allotroph means. Any organism that obtains its energy from food taken from its environment.. Allotroph Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of A1L1L1O1T1R1O1P3H4

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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