Meaning saprophyte
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A plant that feeds on dead organic material.
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an organism deriving its nourishment from dead organic matter and usually lacking chlorophyll. cf. parasite.
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an organism that eats dead organisms, thereby recycling the nutrients. Fungi and bacteria are examples.
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organism living on dead.decaying matter (pop)
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A plant lacking chlorophyll and living on dead organic matter.
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  A plant, a fungus, or micro-organism that lives on dead or decaying organic matter.
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An organism that lives on dead organic matter
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Fungi or plants that live on dead or decaying organic matter. cp "parasitic"
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An organism that obtains food from dead organic matter.
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an organism that feeds on dead organic material
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Any organism that lives on dead organic matter, as certain fungi and bacteria.
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"bacteria or fungus that grows on decaying organic matter," 1867, from French, from Greek sapros "putrid" + phyton "plant" (see phyto-). Related: Saprophytism.
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Organism which feeds on dead and decaying organisms, allowing the nutrients to be recycled into the ecosystem. Fungi and bacteria are two groups with many important saprophytes.
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A plant that lives on decaying organic matter, such as mushrooms. Scab
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An organism that obtains food from dead organic matter.
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A plant or animal living directly on dead and decaying matter for feeding purposes, such as some fungi.
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Heterotrophic organisms (fungi and bacteria) living physically upon dead organic matter, performing external digestion and absorbing the soluble end-products of digestion by diffusion.
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(Gk: sapros=putrid; phyton=plant) an organism depending on dead organic remains for its food, e.g. mushrooms and many forms of bacteria. The activities of saprophytic bacteria are immensely important, [..]
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[Habit] -- A plant (usually lacking chlorophyll) which nourishes wholly or mainly from soluble organic compounds in decaying organisms.
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(n) an organism that feeds on dead organic matter especially a fungus or bacterium
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  An organism that grows on dead organic matter, plant or animal.
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An organism that obtains food in solotion from the dead or decaying bodies of other organism.
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an organism which lives off other dead or dying organisms.
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