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 +(1) Capable of synthesizing [[cell]] constituents from carbon dioxide with energy from inorganic reactions.
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 +(2) An organism, such as a bacterium or protozoan, that obtains its nourishment through the oxidation of inorganic chemical compounds as opposed to photosynthesis.
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 +See also:
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 +[[chemoautotrophs]]
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 +Compare with:
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 +[[photoautotrophs]]
 +[[Photoheterotrophs]]
  
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