Definition of chemoautotrophism in English:

chemoautotrophism

(also chemautotrophism)

noun

Biology
  • Chemoautotrophy.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Physiological Review. From chemautotroph- + -ism.

Pronunciation

chemoautotrophism

/ˌkiːmə(ʊ)ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈtrɒfɪz(ə)m//ˌkɛmə(ʊ)ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪz(ə)m//ˌkiːmə(ʊ)ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪz(ə)m/